kbit to KiB → CONVERT Kilobits to Kibibytes

info 1 kbit is equal to 0.1220703125 KiB
Input Kilobit (kbit) - and press Enter.
Kilobit (decimal) --> Kibibyte (binary)

Kilobit (kbit) Versus Kibibyte (KiB) - Comparison

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

Kilobits is a "decimal" unit where as Kibibytes is a "binary" unit. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. One Kibibyte is equal to 1024 bytes. There are 8.192 Kilobit in one Kibibyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Kilobit Kibibyte
Unit Symbol kb or kbit KiB
Standard decimal binary
Defined Value 10^3 or 1000^1 Bits 2^10 or 1024^1 Bytes
Value in Bits 1,000 8,192
Value in Bytes 125 1,024

Kilobit (kbit) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Kilobit (kbit) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion Image

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

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

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA KiB = kbit x 1000 ÷ (8x1024)

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


Kibibytes = Kilobits x 1000 ÷ (8x1024)


Kibibytes = Kilobits x 1000 ÷ 8192


Kibibytes = Kilobits x 0.1220703125


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

  1. = 1 x 1000 ÷ (8x1024)
  2. = 1 x 1000 ÷ 8192
  3. = 1 x 0.1220703125
  4. = 0.1220703125
  5. i.e. 1 kbit is equal to 0.1220703125 KiB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Kilobits to Kibibytes 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 Kibibyte ?

A Kibibyte (KiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1024 bytes (or 8,192 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix 'kibi' is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based 'kilobyte' (KB). 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 Kibibyte (KiB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Kilobit (kbit) to Kibibyte (KiB).

  A B C
1 Kilobit (kbit) Kibibyte (KiB)  
2 1 =A2 * 0.1220703125  

download Download - Excel Template for Kilobit (kbit) to Kibibyte (KiB) 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 Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion

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

kilobits = int(input("Enter Kilobits: "))
kibibytes = kilobits * 1000 / 8192
print("{} Kilobits = {} Kibibytes".format(kilobits,kibibytes))

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

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

There are 0.1220703125 Kibibytes in a Kilobit.

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

Use the formula KiB = kbit x 1000 / (8x1024) to convert Kilobit to Kibibyte.

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

There are 8.192 Kilobits in a Kibibyte.

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

Use the formula kbit = KiB x (8x1024) / 1000 to convert Kibibyte to Kilobit.

Which is bigger, Kibibyte(KiB) or Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

Kibibyte is bigger than Kilobit. One Kibibyte contains 8.192 Kilobits.

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