Mebibytes to Megabits - 1 MiB to Mbit Conversion

Mebibyte (binary) --to--> Megabit (decimal)
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1 MiB =8.388608 Mbit
( Equal to 8.388608E+0 Mbit )
Calculated as → 1 x (8x10242) ÷ 10002 smart_display Show Stepsexpand_more

Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabit (Mbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

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The MiB to Mbit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabit (Mbit). 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 (Megabit) data units.

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

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Mbit = MiB x (8x10242) ÷ 10002

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


Megabits = Mebibytes x (8x10242) ÷ 10002


Megabits = Mebibytes x (8x1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000)


Megabits = Mebibytes x 8388608 ÷ 1000000


Megabits = Mebibytes x 8.388608


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

  1. = 1 x (8x10242) ÷ 10002
  2. = 1 x (8x1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000)
  3. = 1 x 8388608 ÷ 1000000
  4. = 1 x 8.388608
  5. = 8.388608
  6. i.e. 1 MiB is equal to 8.388608 Mbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Mebibytes to Megabits 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 Megabit ?

A Megabit (Mb or Mbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000 bits and 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 mebibit (Mibit) is used instead.
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Excel Formula to convert from Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabit (Mbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabit (Mbit).

  A B C
1 Mebibyte (MiB) Megabit (Mbit)  
2 1 =A2 * 8.388608  

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Python Code for Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabit (Mbit) Conversion

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

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

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

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