Which kernel is used in Android?

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Kalin asked 14-Apr-2022 in troubleshooting by Kalin

Which kernel is used in Android?

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Hitesh Vohra answered 14-Apr-2022 by Hitesh Vohra
Which kernel is used in Android?
  • Android is a touchscreen mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, built primarily for smartphones and tablets.
  • Android's kernel is built on the long-term support (LTS) branches of the Linux kernel. Android uses Linux kernel versions 4.4, 4.9, or 4.14 as of 2020.
  • Android's basic functionality, such as process management, memory management, security, and networking, is managed by the Linux kernel. When it comes to security and process management, Linux is a tried and true platform.


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