#48aaff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #48aaff is composed of 28.2% red, 66.7% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.8% cyan, 33.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 207.9 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 64.1%. #48aaff color hex could be obtained by blending #90ffff with #0055ff. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 28
    • G 67
    • B 100
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    • C 72
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#48aaff color description : Light blue.

#48aaff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #48aaff has RGB values of R:72, G:170, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4762367.

Hex triplet 48aaff #48aaff
RGB Decimal 72, 170, 255 rgb(72,170,255)
RGB Percent 28.2, 66.7, 100 rgb(28.2%,66.7%,100%)
CMYK 72, 33, 0, 0
HSL 207.9°, 100, 64.1 hsl(207.9,100%,64.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 207.9°, 71.8, 100
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 67.535, -1.364, -50.356
XYZ 35.093, 37.344, 99.961
xyY 0.204, 0.217, 37.344
CIE-LCH 67.535, 50.374, 268.449
CIE-LUV 67.535, -36.018, -81.531
Hunter-Lab 61.11, -4.438, -54.207
Binary 01001000, 10101010, 11111111

Color Schemes with #48aaff

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Alternatives to #48aaff

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#48aaff Preview

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #48aaff

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, #00070d is the darkest color, while #f9fcff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #48aaff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9ca4ab is the less saturated color, while #48aaff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #48aaff 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.

  • #969696 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #869aab Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #89a6f8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #75a9ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b9c6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #71a7fb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #64a9ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #1ab3db Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population