kbit to Byte → CONVERT Kilobits to Bytes

info 1 kbit is equal to 125 Byte
Kilobit (decimal) --to--> Byte

Kilobit (kbit) Versus Byte (B) - Comparison

Kilobits and Bytes are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Kilobits is a "decimal" unit where as Bytes is a "basic" unit. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. One Byte is equal to 8 bits. There are 0.008 Kilobit in one Byte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Kilobit Byte
Unit Symbol kb or kbit B
Standard decimal basic
Defined Value 10^3 or 1000^1 Bits 8 bits
Value in Bits 1,000 8
Value in Bytes 125 1

Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B) Conversion Image

The kbit to Byte Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B). 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 (Kilobit) and target (Byte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000 bits
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 8 bits
(Basic Unit)

The formula for converting the Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Byte = kbit x 1000 ÷ 8

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Bytes = Kilobits x 1000 ÷ 8


Bytes = Kilobits x 125


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x 1000 ÷ 8
  2. = 1 x 125
  3. = 125
  4. i.e. 1 kbit is equal to 125 Byte.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions

What is Kilobit ?

A Kilobit (kb or kbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bits. 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 Kibibit (Kibit) is used instead.
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What is Byte ?

A Byte is a unit of digital information that typically consists of 8 bits and can represent a wide range of values such as characters, binary data and it is widely used in the digital world to measure the data size and data transfer speed.
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Excel Formula to convert from Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B).

  A B C
1 Kilobit (kbit) Byte (B)  
2 1 =A2 * 125  

download Download - Excel Template for Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B) Conversion

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

Python Code for Kilobit (kbit) to Byte (B) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kilobit (kbit) to Kilobit (kbit) in Python.

kilobits = int(input("Enter Kilobits: "))
bytes = kilobits * 125
print("{} Kilobits = {} Bytes".format(kilobits,bytes))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Kilobit (kbit) as an input. The value of Byte (B) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Kilobits(kbit) are there in a Byte?expand_more

There are 0.008 Kilobits in a Byte.

What is the formula to convert Byte to Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

Use the formula kbit = Byte x 8 / 1000 to convert Byte to Kilobit.

How many Bytes are there in a Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

There are 125 Bytes in a Kilobit.

What is the formula to convert Kilobit(kbit) to Byte?expand_more

Use the formula Byte = kbit x 1000 / 8 to convert Kilobit to Byte.

Which is bigger, Kilobit(kbit) or Byte?expand_more

Kilobit is bigger than Byte. One Kilobit contains 125 Bytes.

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