byte keyword Java

byte keyword Java

byte keyword is a primitive data type. It is use for declare variables. It can also be use with methods to return byte value. It can hold an 8-bit signed two’s complement integer.

Example : Using byte with a method

public class ByteExample3 {  
    byte age=18;  
    public byte display()  
        return age;  
    public static void main(String[] args) {  
        ByteExample2 b=new ByteExample2();  
System.out.println("The age must be: "+b.display());  


The age must be: 18


  • The byte range lies between -128 to 127 (inclusive).
  • Its default value is 0.
  • It is useful to handle the st
  • It is also useful for saving memory in large arrays.

What is byte in Java with example?

The following declares two byte variables called a and b: byte a, b; Important Points About byte Integer Data Type: Byte data type is an 8-bit signed two’s complement integer.

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