GB to Mbit → CONVERT Gigabytes to Megabits

info 1 GB is equal to 8,000 Mbit
Gigabyte --to--> Megabit

Gigabyte (GB) Versus Megabit (Mbit) - Comparison

Gigabytes and Megabits are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Both Gigabytes and Megabits are the "decimal" units. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. One Megabit is equal to 1000^2 bits. There are 0.000125 Gigabyte in one Megabit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gigabyte Megabit
Unit Symbol GB Mb or Mbit
Standard decimal decimal
Defined Value 10^9 or 1000^3 Bytes 10^6 or 1000^2 Bits
Value in Bits 8,000,000,000 1,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,000,000,000 125,000

Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit) Conversion Image

The GB to Mbit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Gigabyte) and target (Megabit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000^3 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 1000^2 bits
(Decimal Unit)

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Gigabyte to Megabit in a simplified manner.

÷ 8   
÷ 1000   
  x 8  
  x 1000  

Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Mbit = GB x (8x1000)

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Megabits = Gigabytes x (8x1000)


Megabits = Gigabytes x 8000


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x (8x1000)
  2. = 1 x 8000
  3. = 8,000
  4. i.e. 1 GB is equal to 8,000 Mbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gigabytes to Megabits using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

Unit Definitions

What is Gigabyte ?

A Gigabyte (GB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bytes (or 8,000,000,000 bits) and commonly used to measure the storage capacity of computer hard drives, flash drives, and other digital storage devices. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Gibibyte (GiB) is used instead.
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What is Megabit ?

A Megabit (Mb or Mbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000 bits and it is commonly used to express data transfer speeds, such as the speed of an internet connection and to measure the size of a file. In the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of mebibit (Mibit) is used instead.
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Excel Formula to convert from Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit).

  A B C
1 Gigabyte (GB) Megabit (Mbit)  
2 1 =A2 * 8000  

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Python Code for Gigabyte (GB) to Megabit (Mbit) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabyte (GB) in Python.

gigabytes = int(input("Enter Gigabytes: "))
megabits = gigabytes * 8000
print("{} Gigabytes = {} Megabits".format(gigabytes,megabits))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gigabyte (GB) as an input. The value of Megabit (Mbit) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Gigabytes(GB) are there in a Megabit(Mbit)?expand_more

There are 0.000125 Gigabytes in a Megabit.

What is the formula to convert Megabit(Mbit) to Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

Use the formula GB = Mbit / (8x1000) to convert Megabit to Gigabyte.

How many Megabits(Mbit) are there in a Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

There are 8000 Megabits in a Gigabyte.

What is the formula to convert Gigabyte(GB) to Megabit(Mbit)?expand_more

Use the formula Mbit = GB x (8x1000) to convert Gigabyte to Megabit.

Which is bigger, Gigabyte(GB) or Megabit(Mbit)?expand_more

Gigabyte is bigger than Megabit. One Gigabyte contains 8000 Megabits.

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