Future update to iOS will add 70 new emoji for Apple iPhone users


Apple iPhone users who just love using emoji will be happy to hear that 70 new digital images are on the way. They are available now in the developer and public beta previews of iOS 12.1, and will be available to all in an upcoming iOS, macOS and watchOS update. Some of the new animal emoji include a llama, mosquito, swan, raccoon, kangaroo, lobster, parrot and peacock.

Sports fans will be able to send messages using new emoji for a softball, skateboard, frisbee and a lacrosse stick and ball. New food emoji brings new images for a bagel, salt, cupcake, leafy greens and a mango. All of these new emoji are based on characters already approved in Unicode 11.0. The Unicode Consortium is the group that determines emoji standards, and Apple says that it is working with the group to add more disability-themed emoji for 2019.

The new batch of emoji are designed to help people communicate with others all around the world. According to Apple, some of the new emoji that represent people from non-U.S. countries include a Chinese moon cake, a red envelope usually used to gift cash in certain Asian countries, and an eye-shaped nazar amulet that people in certain countries use to keep away the "evil eye."

Check out some of the upcoming new emoji by clicking on the slideshow below.


source: Apple

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16 Comments

1. midan

Posts: 2716; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

How Android emojis can be so ugly? Apple emojis are great example showing how much effort Apple put into details.

2. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

Wrong details (sometimes), I rather they focus on simplifying cloud settings and visual understanding in settings on what’s gonna happen if you select this option than emojis. This is where Samsung is better at - settings visuals. I’m confused sometimes if I turn off this cloud setting will I look my photos or something. Happened before - where I lost my notes on the iPhone just by selecting the wrong setting in iCloud settings.

6. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Jesus dude, you are too much. You do k ow that emojis vary on manufacturers phones and that none of them just use the default Android, ones right? Let me just ask an honeat question or two: 1 - have you ever used another phone other than an iPhone? . AND IF SO 2 - what brand model and year.. I'm not into e. Ojis personally. I use one once in a while. But you always seem to need to sh*t on someone else stuff to make yours look better. It's a frikkin icon dude. They don't look worse or better.

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 30968; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Is that all you’re here for? All you do is troll android, but get on people for trolling iOS. You’re nothing but a troublemaker.

9. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

How os it that you give a f**k about such a features kids care about. Grow up, unless you really are 11. haha

13. Vancetastic

Posts: 1104; Member since: May 17, 2017

Where exactly are Android emojis mentioned in this article?

3. warrenellis93

Posts: 542; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

They should reduce the amount

4. gamehead unregistered

What about dark mode, split screen, user login and so fourth? Features that really matter?

7. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Those things don't matter to people who buy IPhones and Apple knows this. They get happy over emojis and other garbage.

11. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

You dipsheet, you just ridiculed midan, above and two seconds later did the same thing. Wow, just wow.

5. Blazers

Posts: 733; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Wow......this is a total game changer lol

10. ahmadkun

Posts: 568; Member since: May 02, 2016

Iphone users : we want split screen and real file explorer, we don't want the big volume icon when you control the volume and please can you make receiving call in a notification bar not blocking the full screen ? Apple: Okay take 70 more emojis. Iphone users: wow .. thats revolutionary.

12. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

I’m an iPhone user, and I liked your comment right up to the end. No one thinks emojis or more emojis is revolutionary. For that you lost all credibility.

14. thedizzle

Posts: 196; Member since: Oct 05, 2017

the joke wooshed over your head lol.

15. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

Yeah right... what joke?

16. mootu

Posts: 1500; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

"No one thinks emojis or more emojis is revolutionary" Apple does.

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