It's about 10,000,000 times as much as a DVD.
In other words, 0.0000500 zettabytes is 12,000,000 times the amount of a DVD, and the amount of a DVD is 0.0000000830 times that amount.(a.k.a. digital video disc) (single-side, single-layer; DVD-5 specification)
A typical capacity digital video disc will hold 0.00000000000430 zettabytes of data. Such disks are 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick.
It's about 15,000,000 times as much as an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes).
In other words, the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes) is 0.00000007690 times 0.0000500 zettabytes.(a.k.a. High Definition television, a.k.a. HD) (digital signal, QAM-256; 30 minutes)
Broadcast cable HDTV signals contain about 0.000000000000002130 zettabytes of data per second, or 0.000000000003840 zettabytes in a thirty-minute television show. The first High Definition television broadcast was news footage from John Glenn's 1998 mission on the space shuttle Discovery.
It's about 75,000,000 times as much as a Compact Disc.
In other words, 0.0000500 zettabytes is 76,350,000 times the amount of a Compact Disc, and the amount of a Compact Disc is 0.00000001310 times that amount.(80-minute, 360,000 sector disc; "Red Book" specifications)
A typical, 80-minute capacity compact disc, commonly known as a 0.00000000000062170 zettabytes disc will actually hold 0.00000000000065490 zettabytes of data. Such disks are 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick.
It's about 10,000,000,000 times as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.
In other words, 0.0000500 zettabytes is 11,000,000,000 times the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, and the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is 0.0000000000910 times that amount.(ASCII, plain text)
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare would occupy about 0.00000000000000470 zettabytes when written in plain text without formatting. These works include 38 definitively-attributed plays — 11 tragedies, 17 comedies, and 10 tragedies — as well as 154 sonnets and numerous other poems.
It's about 20,000,000,000 times as much as a MP3 Song.
In other words, the amount of a MP3 Song is 0.0000000000500 times 0.0000500 zettabytes.(a.k.a. MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a.k.a. MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3) (128 Kbps, "near-CD-quality"; 3 minutes duration; average)
A three-minute song of typical quality will be about 0.00000000000000300 zettabytes when encoded into MP3 format. The song Tom's Diner by Suzanne Vega was used by AT&T-Bell Labs engineer Karlheinz Brandenburg to test the compression process and is considered the first MP3 song.
It's about 40,000,000,000 times as much as a Digital Photo.
In other words, 0.0000500 zettabytes is 38,000,000,000 times the amount of a Digital Photo, and the amount of a Digital Photo is 0.0000000000260 times that amount.(5.3 megapixels, JPEG compression, 100% quality, 24 bits/pixel)
A 5.3-megapixel digital camera photo requires about 0.00000000000000130 zettabytes of storage space. In 2010, it was expected that 90% of all professionally-taken photographs would be digital instead of film.
It's about 40,000,000,000 times as much as a Floppy Disk (3½-in).
In other words, 0.0000500 zettabytes is 40,032,000,000 times the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in), and the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in) is 0.000000000024980 times that amount.(high density, IBM PC format)
Despite common reference to them as "1.44" megabyte (mB) disks, the actual capacity of the most common model of a 3&-in (8.9 cm) floppy disk is 0.0000000000000012490 zettabytes. At the height of their use 1996, there were an estimated five billion disks in use — nearly one for each person on Earth at the time.