Tomorrow marks World Emoji Day, and in celebration of the occasion, Apple has shared a preview of upcoming 2020 emojis that shall be added to iPhones, iPads, and Macs with Emojipedia.
Emojis coming in 2020 are a part of the Emoji 13 replace, which incorporates the next emoji choices:
- Faces – Smiling Face with Tear, Disguised Face
- People – Ninja, Person in Tuxedo, Woman in Tuxedo, Person with Veil, Man with Veil, Woman Feeding Baby, Person Feeding Baby, Man Feeding Baby, Mx. Claus, People Hugging
- Body Parts – Pinched fingers, Anatomical Heart, Lungs
- Animals – Black Cat, Bison, Mammoth, Beaver, Polar Bear, Dodo, Seal, Beetle, Cockroach, Fly, Worm
- Food – Blueberries, Olive, Bell Pepper, Flatbread, Fondue, Bubble Tea
- Household – Potted Plant, Teapot, Piñata, Magic Wand, Nesting Dolls, Sewing Needle, Mirror, Window, Plunger, Mouse Trap, Bucket, Toothbrush
- Miscellaneous – Feather, Rock, Wood, Hut, Pickup Truck, Roller Skate, Knot, Coin, Boomerang, Screwdriver, Carpentry Saw, Hook, Ladder, Elevator, Headstone, Placard, Transgender Symbol, Transgender Flag
- Clothing – Thong Sandal, Military Helmet
- Musical Instruments – Accordion, Long Drum
The replace additionally options 55 gender and skin-tone variants, together with new gender-inclusive emojis that can be utilized as an alternative choice to gendered variations, akin to particular person with veil and particular person with tuxedo slightly than the present girl/man choices.
Apple shared design previews of a number of of the brand new emoji with Emojipedia, which may be seen in the picture above and in extra element on the Emojipedia web site.
Apple will undertake the brand new Unicode 13 emoji characters sooner or later in 2020, possible in a fall replace to iOS 14. Apple final 12 months launched Unicode 12 emojis in the iOS 13.2 replace that was launched in October.
After the Emoji 13 replace, there’ll, sadly, be a delay with Emoji 14 that may forestall new emojis from being launched in 2021. Emoji 14 shall be launched six months late, which implies it possible will not have the ability to be added to smartphones till 2022.