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Kilobyte (kB) Versus Bit (b) - Comparison

Kilobytes and Bits are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Kilobytes is a "decimal" unit where as Bits is a "basic" unit. One Kilobyte is equal to 1000 bytes. There are 0.000125 Kilobyte in one Bit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Kilobyte Bit
Unit Symbol kB b
Standard decimal basic
Defined Value 10^3 or 1000^1 Bytes 0 or 1
Value in Bits 8,000 1
Value in Bytes 1,000 0.125

Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b) Conversion Image

The kB to Bit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (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 (Kilobyte) and target (Bit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 0 or 1
(Basic Unit)

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

÷ 8   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
÷ 1000   
  x 8  
  x 1000  
  x 1000  
  x 1000  
  x 1000  
  x 1000  
  x 1000  
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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Bit = kB x (8x1000)

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Bits = Kilobytes x (8x1000)


Bits = Kilobytes x 8000


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b) can be processed as outlined below.

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

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions

What is Kilobyte ?

A Kilobyte (kB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bytes (or 8,000 bits) and commonly used to express the size of a file or the amount of memory used by a program. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of kibibyte (KiB) is used instead.
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What is Bit ?

A Bit (short for 'binary digit') is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. It is a binary value, meaning it can have one of two values=> 0 or 1. Bits are used to represent data in computers and other electronic devices. They are the building blocks of digital information, and are used to store, transmit, and process data.
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Excel Formula to convert from Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b).

  A B C
1 Kilobyte (kB) Bit (b)  
2 1 =A2 * 8000  

download Download - Excel Template for Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (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 Kilobyte (kB) to Bit (b) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kilobyte (kB) to Kilobyte (kB) in Python.

kilobytes = int(input("Enter Kilobytes: "))
bits = kilobytes * 8000
print("{} Kilobytes = {} Bits".format(kilobytes,bits))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Kilobyte (kB) as an input. The value of Bit (b) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Kilobytes(kB) are there in a Bit?expand_more

There are 0.000125 Kilobytes in a Bit.

What is the formula to convert Bit to Kilobyte(kB)?expand_more

Use the formula kB = Bit / (8x1000) to convert Bit to Kilobyte.

How many Bits are there in a Kilobyte(kB)?expand_more

There are 8000 Bits in a Kilobyte.

What is the formula to convert Kilobyte(kB) to Bit?expand_more

Use the formula Bit = kB x (8x1000) to convert Kilobyte to Bit.

Which is bigger, Kilobyte(kB) or Bit?expand_more

Kilobyte is bigger than Bit. One Kilobyte contains 8000 Bits.

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