kbit to GiB → CONVERT Kilobits to Gibibytes

info 1 kbit is equal to 0.000000116415321826934814453125 GiB
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Kilobit (decimal) --> Gibibyte (binary)

Kilobit (kbit) Versus Gibibyte (GiB) - Comparison

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

Kilobits is a "decimal" unit where as Gibibytes is a "binary" unit. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. One Gibibyte is equal to 1024^3 bytes. There are 8,589,934.592 Kilobit in one Gibibyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Kilobit Gibibyte
Unit Symbol kb or kbit GiB
Standard decimal binary
Defined Value 10^3 or 1000^1 Bits 2^30 or 1024^3 Bytes
Value in Bits 1,000 8,589,934,592
Value in Bytes 125 1,073,741,824

Kilobit (kbit) to Gibibyte (GiB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Kilobit (kbit) to Gibibyte (GiB) Conversion Image

The kbit to GiB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Kilobit (kbit) to Gibibyte (GiB). 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 (Gibibyte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000 bits
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 1024^3 bytes
(Binary Unit)

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA GiB = kbit x 1000 ÷ (8x10243)

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


Gibibytes = Kilobits x 1000 ÷ (8x10243)


Gibibytes = Kilobits x 1000 ÷ (8x1024x1024x1024)


Gibibytes = Kilobits x 1000 ÷ 8589934592


Gibibytes = Kilobits x 0.000000116415321826934814453125


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

  1. = 1 x 1000 ÷ (8x10243)
  2. = 1 x 1000 ÷ (8x1024x1024x1024)
  3. = 1 x 1000 ÷ 8589934592
  4. = 1 x 0.000000116415321826934814453125
  5. = 0.000000116415321826934814453125
  6. i.e. 1 kbit is equal to 0.000000116415321826934814453125 GiB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Kilobits to Gibibytes 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 Gibibyte ?

A Gibibyte (GiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes (or 8,589,934,592 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix 'gibi' is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based 'gigabyte' (GB). It is widely used in the field of computing as it more accurately represents the amount of data storage and data transfer in computer systems.
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Excel Formula to convert from Kilobit (kbit) to Gibibyte (GiB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Kilobit (kbit) to Gibibyte (GiB).

  A B C
1 Kilobit (kbit) Gibibyte (GiB)  
2 1 =A2 * 0.000000116415321826934814453125  

download Download - Excel Template for Kilobit (kbit) to Gibibyte (GiB) 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 Gibibyte (GiB) Conversion

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

kilobits = int(input("Enter Kilobits: "))
gibibytes = kilobits * 1000 / (8*1024*1024*1024)
print("{} Kilobits = {} Gibibytes".format(kilobits,gibibytes))

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

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

There are 0.000000116415321826934814453125 Gibibytes in a Kilobit.

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

Use the formula GiB = kbit x 1000 / (8x10243) to convert Kilobit to Gibibyte.

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

There are 8589934.592 Kilobits in a Gibibyte.

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

Use the formula kbit = GiB x (8x10243) / 1000 to convert Gibibyte to Kilobit.

Which is bigger, Gibibyte(GiB) or Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

Gibibyte is bigger than Kilobit. One Gibibyte contains 8589934.592 Kilobits.

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