#488cb3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #488cb3 is composed of 28.2% red, 54.9% green and 70.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 59.8% cyan, 21.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.8% black. It has a hue angle of 201.9 degrees, a saturation of 42.6% and a lightness of 49.2%. #488cb3 color hex could be obtained by blending #90ffff with #001967. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 28
    • G 55
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 60
    • M 22
    • Y 0
    • K 30
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#488cb3 color description : Moderate blue.

#488cb3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #488cb3 has RGB values of R:72, G:140, B:179 and CMYK values of C:0.6, M:0.22, Y:0, K:0.3. Its decimal value is 4754611.

Hex triplet 488cb3 #488cb3
RGB Decimal 72, 140, 179 rgb(72,140,179)
RGB Percent 28.2, 54.9, 70.2 rgb(28.2%,54.9%,70.2%)
CMYK 60, 22, 0, 30
HSL 201.9°, 42.6, 49.2 hsl(201.9,42.6%,49.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 201.9°, 59.8, 70.2
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 55.469, -9.745, -26.953
XYZ 20.185, 23.387, 46.096
xyY 0.225, 0.261, 23.387
CIE-LCH 55.469, 28.66, 250.122
CIE-LUV 55.469, -28.339, -39.688
Hunter-Lab 48.36, -10.126, -22.662
Binary 01001000, 10001100, 10110011

Color Schemes with #488cb3

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Alternatives to #488cb3

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#488cb3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #488cb3

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CSS codes
.text {color:#488cb3;}
.background {background-color:#488cb3;}
.border {border:1px solid #488cb3;}

Shades and Tints of #488cb3

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #04090b is the darkest color, while #fcfdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #488cb3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #787f83 is the less saturated color, while #049ef7 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #488cb3 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #7c7c7c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #727f87 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7f89b1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7b89ba Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4596a1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6b8ab1 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #688ab7 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4692a7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population