Samsung blue (#12279e) color information

#12279e is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "Samsung blue". This color is described as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Samsung blue (#12279e), in media, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Samsung is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Samsung blue (#12279e)

#12279e is made up of (18, 39, 158) in RGB colorspace and (88.61, 75.32, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1189790 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003399. White should be used ontop of #12279e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #12279e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #12279e luma #46.13
Websafe hex #003399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(18, 39, 158) Adobe RGB (26.00, 44.00, 154.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(7%, 15%, 62%) Closest named color Samsung blue
rgba rgba(18.0, 39.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 29.00, -88.18)
cmyk cmyk(88.61, 75.32, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 38.59, -65.94)
hsv hsv(231.27, 79.71, 34.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 76.40, 300.34)
hsb hsb(231.27, 88.71, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -8.97, -77.38)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Samsung blue (#12279e)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #12279e and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e8911.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Samsung blue (#12279e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #12279e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e8911.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Samsung blue (#12279e)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Samsung blue (#12279e)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Samsung blue (#12279e)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #12279e

When you combine pure white with this color, #12279e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #12279e

Darker shades of #12279e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #12279e

Tones are produced by blending #12279e with gray

Samsung blue (#12279e) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #12279e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#12279e → #9e8911
#12279e → #5967bb
#12279e → #ffffff
#12279e → #42119e
#12279e → #0a175e
#12279e → #116d9e

How #12279e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #12279e on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #12279e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Samsung blue (#12279e)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#12279emight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#12279e popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#12279e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#12279e in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #12279e
Java new Color(18, 39, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 18, 39, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:18 green:39 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(18f, 39f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:18, green:39, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e2712
Python Color('#12279e')

Base Conversions of hex color #12279e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #12279e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1189790 while the individual RGB conversions are: 18, 39, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010010 00100111 10011110
Hex 12 27 9e
Octal 22 47 236
Decimal 18 39 158

Icons incorporating the color #12279e

If you're considering using #12279e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #12279e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #12279e colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #12279e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #12279e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #12279e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #12279e background.
This text is hex color #12279e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #12279e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #12279e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #12279e and white (#ffffff) background.