Here's every single new emoji we're getting this year

EmojipediaWhile there are 59 distinct new emoji, variations for skin tone and gender make for a total of 230 individual images.
  • More than 50 new emoji will be made standard in 2019, based on a list from the Unicode Consortium.
  • Many of the new emoji are tied together by the theme of inclusivity, introducing symbols for deaf people, blind people, and people in wheelchairs.
  • While Unicode made the new emoji official in March, they’re just starting to roll out to devices now.
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More than 50 new emoji will become standard in 2019, based on the final list approved by theUnicode Consortium. Unicode is responsible for defining which emojis make onto all platforms, including iPhones, Android devices, and computers.

Many of the new icons are tied together by the theme of inclusivity, introducing emoji for deaf people, blind people, people in wheelchairs, and those with prosthetic limbs. This year’s update will allow users to choose the race and gender of both people when choosing an emoji that features a couple. Unicode first introduced support for skin colour in 2015, but users were limited to heterosexual emojis for couples, and could only select couples with the same skin tone.

While there are 59 distinct new emoji, variations for skin tone and gender make for a total of 230 individual images. A March update to Unicode made the emoji usable online, but each company will choose when to introduce its own version of the new emoji.

The new emoji rolled out to Samsung devices starting in August, arrived on Google’s Pixel devices in September, and will likely roll out to iPhones sometime in October after iOS 13.

Here are the new emoji coming soon, with images from Emojipedia:


Yawning


Pinching Hand (with skin tones)


Ear with hearing aid (with skin tones)


Deaf man (with skin tones)


Deaf woman (with skin tones)


Mechanical arm


Mechanical leg


Man with probing cane (with skin tones)


Woman with probing cane (with skin tones)


Man in motorised wheelchair (with skin tones)


Woman in motorised wheelchair (with skin tones)


Man in manual wheelchair (with skin tones)


Woman in manual wheelchair (with skin tones)


Man standing (with skin tones)


Woman standing (with skin tones)


Person kneeling (with skin tones)


Woman kneeling (with skin tones)


People holding hands (gender inclusive, with skin tones)


Guide dog


Service dog


Orangutan


Sloth


Otter


Skunk


Flamingo


Garlic


Onion


Waffle


Falafel


Butter


Oyster


Beverage box


Maté


Ice cube


Hindu temple


Manual wheelchair


Motorised wheelchair


Auto Rickshaw


Parachute


Ringed Planet


Diving Mask


Yo-Yo


Kite


Safety vest


Sari


One-piece swimsuit


Briefs


Shorts


Ballet shoes


Banjo


Diya lamp


Axe


Probing cane


Drop of blood


Adhesive bandage


Stethoscope


Chair


Razor


White heart


Brown heart


Orange circle


Yellow circle


Green circle


Purple circle


Brown circle


Red square


Orange square


Yellow square


Green square


Blue square


Purple square


Brown square

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