# Inches to CM

Fortunately, the calculation process and unit conversion of converting inches to centimeters is not a complicated problem. If your initial data are lengths in inches, then the conversion process is to simply place your values on the left side of the table below, and the results are immediately displayed on the right side.

### How to Convert Inches to CM?

1 in = 2.54 cm

For example: Convert 6 inches to cm

6 in = 6 × 2.54 = 15.24 cm

### 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.