Full name: kibibyte
Plural form: kibibytes
Category type: computer data storage
Scale factor: 1024
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The kibibyte (a contraction of kilo binary byte) is a unit of digital information storage. It is equal to 1,024 bytes.
Note that this site defines the kilobyte as 210 bytes, equivalent to the kibibyte. Some sites define the kilobyte as 103 bytes to distinguish it from the kibibyte, but most users prefer the non-SI form.