Java.lang.Enum.name() Method

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Description

The java.lang.Enum.name() method returns the name of this enum constant, exactly as declared in its enum declaration.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Enum.name() method

public final String name()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns the name of this enum constant.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Enum.name() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

// enum showing Mobile prices
enum Mobile {
   Samsung(400), Nokia(250),Motorola(325);
  
   int price;
   Mobile(int p) {
      price = p;
   }
   int showPrice() {
      return price;
   } 
}

public class EnumDemo {

   public static void main(String args[]) {

     System.out.println("CellPhone List:");
     for(Mobile m : Mobile.values()) {
        System.out.println(m + " costs " + m.showPrice() + " dollars");
     }

     Mobile ret = Mobile.Motorola;
     System.out.println("MobileName = " + ret.name());                      
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

CellPhone List:
Samsung costs 400 dollars
Nokia costs 250 dollars
Motorola costs 325 dollars
MobileName = Motorola



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