What is a native Android app?
Native apps are installed through an application store (such as Google Play or Apple's App Store). They are developed specifically for one platform, and can take full advantage of all the device features — they can use the camera, the GPS, the accelerometer, the compass, the list of contacts, and so on.
Is Android native Java?
JNI is the Java Native Interface. Note: Because Android compiles Kotlin to ART-friendly bytecode in a similar manner as the Java programming language, you can apply the guidance on this page to both the Kotlin and Java programming languages in terms of JNI architecture and its associated costs.
How do I make my Android app native?
In native application development, you've got three major options. You could build a dedicated app for each platform, use a cross-platform app development framework to re-use code for each platform or build a progressive web application (PWA).
What is the difference between native and hybrid apps?
A native app is a smartphone application developed specifically for a mobile operating system (think Objective-C or Swift for iOS vs. Java for Android). Hybrid applications are, at the core, websites packaged into a native wrapper.