#4a6ea8 Color Information

#4a6ea8 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #4a6ea8. In RGB, it consists of 29.0% Red, 43.1% Green, and 65.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 56% Cyan, 34.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 34.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 217.0°, with saturation of 38.8% and lightness of 47.5%. The decimal value for #4a6ea8 is 4877992, and its nearest "web safe" color is #336699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #4a6ea8 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#4a6ea8 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color74, 110, 168 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color29.0%, 43.1%, 65.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.710, 0.569, 0.341 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.56, 0.345, 0, 0.341 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color217.0°, 38.8%, 47.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color217.0°, 56.0%, 65.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color15.468, 15.435, 39.210 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color74, 100, 168 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4877992 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color46.224, 4.774, -35.007 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)46.224, 35.331, 277.766 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color46.224, -16.917, -52.492 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color39.287, 1.525, -31.672 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.221, 0.220, 15.435 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283068072 / 0xff4a6ea8 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#336699 Copy
Last Updated: December 6, 2022

Shades of #4a6ea8

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #4a6ea8, its pure hue is 217.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 38.8%, and its lightness is 47.5%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #4a6ea8, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #04060a to #46689e.

Tints of #4a6ea8

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #4a6ea8, its pure hue is 217.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 38.8%, and its lightness is 47.5%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #4a6ea8, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #5577ad to #f4f6fa.

Tones of #4a6ea8

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #4a6ea8, its pure hue is 217.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 38.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #4a6ea8, which range from #797979 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #005df2 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #4a6ea8

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #4a6ea8! For #4a6ea8, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #4a6ea8. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #4a6ea8

This color, #4a6ea8, consists of 29.0% Red, 43.1% Green, and 65.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 74, Green = 110, Blue = 168. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #4a6ea8 is 56% Cyan, 34.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 34.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R29.0%
C56.0%
G43.1%
M34.5%
B65.9%
Y0.0%
K34.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 74 110 168
Octal 112 156 250
Hexa #4a #6e #a8
Binary 01001010 01101110 10101000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 55 34 0 34
Octal 67 42 0 42
Hexa #37 #22 #00 #22
Binary 00110111 00100010 00000000 00100010

Analogous Colors of #4a6ea8

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #4a6ea8 — which has hue 217.0° — its analogous colors are located at 187.0° and 247.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #4a6ea8.

Triadic Colors of #4a6ea8

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #4a6ea8 — which has hue 217.0° — its triadic colors are located at 97.0° and 337.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #4a6ea8.

Complementary Color of #4a6ea8

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #4a6ea8 — which has hue 217.0° — its complementary color is located at 37.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #4a6ea8.

Split Complementary Colors of #4a6ea8

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #4a6ea8 — which has hue 217.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 7.0° and 217.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #4a6ea8.

Tetradic Colors of #4a6ea8

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #4a6ea8 — which has hue 217.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 127.0°, 217.0°, 307.0°, and 37.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #4a6ea8.

Monochromatic Colors of #4a6ea8

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #4a6ea8, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #313a48 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #8babe0 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #4a6ea8

We want to make getting started with #4a6ea8 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #4a6ea8 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #4a6ea8 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #4a6ea8 with other HTML elements.

#4a6ea8 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #4a6ea8.
<span style="color: #4a6ea8;">The color of this text is #4a6ea8.</span>

#4a6ea8 Background Color

The background color for this text is #4a6ea8.
<div style="background-color: #4a6ea8; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #4a6ea8.</div>

#4a6ea8 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #4a6ea8.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #4a6ea8;">This color for the shadow of this text is #4a6ea8.</span>

#4a6ea8 Border Color

This is a div with border color #4a6ea8.
<div style="border: #4a6ea8 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #4a6ea8.</div>

#4a6ea8 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #4a6ea8 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #4a6ea8; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #4a6ea8 on a white background.</div></div>

#4a6ea8 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #4a6ea8 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #4a6ea8; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #4a6ea8 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #4a6ea8 to White

This is a gradient from #4a6ea8 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#4a6ea8,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#4a6ea8,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#4a6ea8,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#4a6ea8,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #4a6ea8 to white.</div>

Gradient from #4a6ea8 to Black

This is a gradient from #4a6ea8 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#4a6ea8,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#4a6ea8,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#4a6ea8,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#4a6ea8,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #4a6ea8 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #4a6ea8

In addition to using #4a6ea8 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #4a6ea8 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #4a6ea8, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 74, Green = 110, Blue = 168). If you need details about the color coordinates of #4a6ea8 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #4a6ea8
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(74, 110, 168)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #4a6ea8; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #4a6ea8; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #4a6ea8; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(74, 110, 168);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#4a6ea8")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:74, green:110, blue:168, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:74 green:110 blue:168 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(74f, 110f, 168f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(74, 110, 168);
 

#4a6ea8 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #4a6ea8 the same way. For those with color blindness, #4a6ea8 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #4a6ea8 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #4a6ea8 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #4a6ea8 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #4a6ea8 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #4a6ea8 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 5.1:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #4a6ea8 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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WCAG AAA
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