TypedArray.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT

The TypedArray.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT property represents the size in bytes of each element in an typed array.

Property attributes of TypedArray.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT
Writable no
Enumerable no
Configurable no

Description

TypedArray objects differ from each other in the number of bytes per element and in the way the bytes are interpreted. The BYTES_PER_ELEMENT constant contains the number of bytes each element in the given TypedArray has.

Examples

Using BYTES_PER_ELEMENT

Int8Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;         // 1
Uint8Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;        // 1
Uint8ClampedArray.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT; // 1
Int16Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;        // 2
Uint16Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;       // 2
Int32Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;        // 4
Uint32Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;       // 4
Float32Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;      // 4
Float64Array.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT;      // 8

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'TypedArray.BYTES_PER_ELEMENT' in that specification.

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See also