## Introduction

A pixel, abbreviated as “px,” serves as a fundamental unit of measurement in graphic and web design. Its primary function is to maintain consistency in element size across various screen resolutions. Although it has evolved, originating from the dot size on CRT monitors in the 1990s, the pixel remains a constant visual unit, whether on a monitor or a printer.

## Physical Dimensions

• The length of a pixel is approximately 0.26 mm or 0.0104 inches at a resolution of 96 pixels per inch (PPI).
• Pixels assure uniformity; a 1-pixel line appears consistent across different devices.

## Digital Imaging Distinction

In digital imaging, a pixel represents a physical point in a raster image or the smallest addressable element in a display device. It acts as the smallest controllable element in a picture.

## Simple Conversion Formula

Converting pixels to inches involves a straightforward calculation based on PPI. Assuming PPI equals 96: ���=96 px/inchPPI=96 px/inch 1 pixel=1 inch961 pixel=961 inch​ 1 pixel=0.010417 inch1 pixel=0.010417 inch

## Alternative Units

Conversion to other length units, such as centimeters, can be accomplished: 1 pixel=0.026 cm1 pixel=0.026 cm

## Inches to Pixels: Reciprocal Conversion

Converting inches to pixels is equally straightforward: 1 inch= PPI1 inch= PPI For example, if PPI is 96, one inch corresponds to 96 pixels.

## Practical Example: 1080 Pixels to Inches

To illustrate the practical use of the pixels to inches converter, let’s convert 1080 pixels to inches with a PPI of 96: 1080 pixels=11.25 inches1080 pixels=11.25 inches

## How to Convert Pixels to Inches?

Divide the number of pixels by the display’s PPI (pixels per inch). For instance, 200 pixels on an 81 PPI screen would convert to 20081=2.581200​=2.5 inches.

## Pixels to Inch at 300 DPI?

DPI (dots per inch) and PPI are interchangeable but used for different devices. For screens, PPI is relevant. Printers, on the other hand, use DPI.

## How Many Pixels Equal One Inch?

This depends on the screen’s PPI. For example, a 27-inch 1080p monitor with 81 PPI would have 108013.2=8113.21080​=81 PPI.

## Pixels in an Inch on iPhone 13?

The iPhone 13, with a 2532 × 1170 pixel resolution on a 6.1-inch screen, has a PPI of 460, translating to 460 pixels per inch.

Feel free to utilize our user-friendly pixels to inches converter for your convenience!