Overview of Matlab versions, release names and shipped Java versions.

Version Release name Java version
Matlab 7.14  R2012a 1.6.0_17
Matlab 8.0  R2012b 1.6.0_17
Matlab 8.1  R2013a 1.6.0_17
Matlab 8.2  R2013b 1.7.0_11
Matlab 8.3  R2014a 1.7.0_11
Matlab 8.4  R2014b 1.7.0_11
Matlab 8.5  R2015a 1.7.0_60
Matlab 8.5  R2015a SP1 1.7.0_60
Matlab 8.6 R2015b 1.7.0_60
Matlab 9.0 R2016a 1.7.0_60
Matlab 9.1 R2016b 1.7.0_60
Matlab 9.2 R2017a 1.7.0_60
Matlab 9.3 R2017b 1.8.0_121
Matlab 9.4 R2018a 1.8.0_144
Matlab 9.5 R2018b 1.8.0_152
Matlab 9.6 R2019a 1.8.0_181
Matlab 9.7 R2019b 1.8.0_202
Matlab 9.8 R2020a 1.8.0_202
Matlab 9.9  R2020b 1.8.0_202