MiB to kbit → CONVERT Mebibytes to Kilobits

info 1 MiB is equal to 8,388.608 kbit
Mebibyte (binary) --to--> Kilobit (decimal)

Mebibyte (MiB) Versus Kilobit (kbit) - Comparison

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

Mebibytes is a "binary" unit where as Kilobits is a "decimal" unit. One Mebibyte is equal to 1024^2 bytes. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. There are 0.00011920928955078125 Mebibyte in one Kilobit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Mebibyte Kilobit
Unit Symbol MiB kb or kbit
Standard binary decimal
Defined Value 2^20 or 1024^2 Bytes 10^3 or 1000^1 Bits
Value in Bits 8,388,608 1,000
Value in Bytes 1,048,576 125

Mebibyte (MiB) to Kilobit (kbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Mebibyte (MiB) to Kilobit (kbit) Conversion Image

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

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1024^2 bytes
(Binary Unit)
Equal to 1000 bits
(Decimal Unit)

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA kbit = MiB x (8x10242) ÷ 1000

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


Kilobits = Mebibytes x (8x10242) ÷ 1000


Kilobits = Mebibytes x (8x1024x1024) ÷ 1000


Kilobits = Mebibytes x 8388608 ÷ 1000


Kilobits = Mebibytes x 8388.608


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

  1. = 1 x (8x10242) ÷ 1000
  2. = 1 x (8x1024x1024) ÷ 1000
  3. = 1 x 8388608 ÷ 1000
  4. = 1 x 8388.608
  5. = 8,388.608
  6. i.e. 1 MiB is equal to 8,388.608 kbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions

What is Mebibyte ?

A Mebibyte (MiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1,048,576 bytes (or 8,388,608 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix 'mebi' is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based 'megabyte' (MB). 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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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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Popular MiB Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Mebibyte (MiB) to Kilobit (kbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Mebibyte (MiB) to Kilobit (kbit).

  A B C
1 Mebibyte (MiB) Kilobit (kbit)  
2 1 =A2 * 8388.608  

download Download - Excel Template for Mebibyte (MiB) to Kilobit (kbit) Conversion

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

Python Code for Mebibyte (MiB) to Kilobit (kbit) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Mebibyte (MiB) to Mebibyte (MiB) in Python.

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

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

There are 0.00011920928955078125 Mebibytes in a Kilobit.

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

Use the formula MiB = kbit x 1000 / (8x10242) to convert Kilobit to Mebibyte.

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

There are 8388.608 Kilobits in a Mebibyte.

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

Use the formula kbit = MiB x (8x10242) / 1000 to convert Mebibyte to Kilobit.

Which is bigger, Mebibyte(MiB) or Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

Mebibyte is bigger than Kilobit. One Mebibyte contains 8388.608 Kilobits.

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