What language is Android written?

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    What language is Android written?

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    Re: What language is Android written?

    It's written in Java I believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AhmedEltawil View Post
    It's written in Java I believe.
    Depends on what you are talking about. Most 3rd party apps are written using the Java SDK. However, the OS itself is not based on Java. The kernel is Linux (C/C++) and there are several different libraries in use on top of the kernel that use various languages.

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