The screen size of modern devices is always given in inches. The screen size is always specified in inches for modern devices. This size defines the screen diagonal of a device. Instead of width times height, the screen diagonal measures the distance from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner. Outside the English-speaking world, meters and centimeters are used to measure distance. One inch corresponds to exactly 2.54 centimeters.
1 inch is 2.54 cm
What is the screen area for a diagonal of 1 inch or 2.54 cm?
Mostly TV screens, computer screens and also other modern devices have a 16:9 format. The ratio of width to height is 16 to 9. With a screen diagonal of 1 inch or 2.54 centimeters and an aspect ratio of 16 to 9, the screen has a width of 2.2 centimeters and a height of 1.2 centimeters. Using this screen width and height, you can now calculate the screen area by multiplying both with each other. So the screen area is 2.2 cm × 1.2 cm = 2.8 cm².
How many cm is 1 inch?
1 inch is exactly 2.54 cm in the metric system.
Converter for all inch lengths
We have developed a converter that allows you to convert all common formats from inches to cm . In this calculator, we have preset your value to 1 inch (equivalent to 2.54 cm) by default.
1 Inch in Different Notations
Different spellings and abbreviations have become common for "inch." The following variants are known to us:
- 1″ in cm = 2.54 cm (centimeter)
- 1 in. in cm = 2.54 cm (centimeter)
- 1 inch in cm = 2.54 cm (centimeter)
Inch Conversion Formula
Admittedly, the conversion from inches to cm is not particularly complicated. If you multiply the 1 inch by the factor 2.54, you get the value in cm:
Length in cm = Length in inches × 2.54
In the concrete case:
2.54 cm = 1 inch × 2.54
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