Kilobyte to Kilobit - 5 kB to kbit Conversion

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Input Kilobyte - and press Enter
RESULT ( Kilobyte → Kilobit ) :
5 kB = 40 kbit
Calculated as → 5 x 8...view detailed steps

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kB to kbit - Conversion Formula and Steps

Kilobyte and Kilobit are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Both are decimal units. One Kilobyte is equal to 1000 bytes. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. There are 0.125 Kilobytes in one Kilobit.

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Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Kilobyte (kB)
Equal to 1000 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Kilobit (kbit)
Equal to 1000 bits
(Decimal Unit)

Below conversion diagram will help you to visualize the Kilobyte to Kilobit calculation steps in a simplified manner.

÷ 8   
Kilobit [kbit]
Kilobyte [kB]
  x 8  

The formula of converting the Kilobyte to Kilobit is represented as follows :

kbit = kB x 8

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Kilobyte (kB) to Kilobit (kbit). This way, we can try to simplify and reduce to an easy to apply formula.

  1. FORMULA → Kilobit = Kilobyte x 8

If we apply the above Formula and steps, conversion from 5 kB to kbit, will be processed as below.

  1. = 5 x 8
  2. = 40
  3. i.e. 5 kB is equal to 40 kbit.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

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Definition : Kilobyte

A Kilobyte (kB) is a 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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Definition : Kilobit

A Kilobit (kb or kbit) is a 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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Excel Formula to convert from kB to kbit

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 5 Kilobyte to Kilobit.

1Kilobyte (kB)Kilobit (kbit) 
25=A2 * 8 

Download - Excel Template for Kilobyte to Kilobit Conversion

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

Python Code for kB to kbit Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kilobyte to Kilobit in Python.

kilobyte = int(input("Enter Kilobyte: "))
kilobit = kilobyte * 8
print("{} Kilobyte = {} Kilobit".format(kilobyte,kilobit))

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