# CM to Inches

There are many calculators that can convert cm to inches, and they all tell you what the cm to inches conversion formula is.

To convert centimeters to inches please enter centimeters or inches in the corresponding input boxes. You can get the answer of cm to inches.

### How to Convert Cm to Inches?

1 cm = 0.3937007874 in

For example: Convert 20 cm to inches

20 cm = 0.3937007874 × 20 = 7.874015748 in

### Inch Definition

Anglo-American units of length are in inches. 12 inches equals 1 foot, while 36 inches equals 1 yard. Modern standards say that one inch equals 2.54 centimeters.

In the liquid crystal display, the specifications are generally 17 inches, 19 inches, 23 inches, 27 inches and so on. In mobile phones, the screen sizes are generally 4.0 inches, 4.2 inches, 4.5 inches, 4.7 inches, 4.8 inches, 5.0 inches, 5.2 inches, 5.5 inches, 5.7 inches, 6.44 inches and so on. In tablet computers, the screen sizes are generally 7.9 inches, 9.7 inches, and 12.9 inches. The size of the display is measured in terms of the length of the diagonal, in “inches”.

### Centimeter Definition

Centimeters is the International Standard Unit of Length. It’s equal to one hundredth a meter.It is roughly equivalent to 39.37 inches. A centimeter also equals 10 millimeters.

The unit of length refers to the basic unit for measuring spatial distance. It is the basic unit developed by humans to regulate length. Its international unit is “meter” (symbol “m”), commonly used units are millimeter (mm), centimeter (cm), decimeter (dm), kilometer (km), meter (m), micrometer (μm), nanometer (nm) and so on. Units of length play an important role in various fields.