Google is highlighting 62 new emoji that would be coming to Android 11 set to be launched towards the end of this year. The new emoji will be available with Android 11, as well as the company’s five contributions to the 2020 set.
Google and Microsoft partnered to sponsor a transgender flag emoji. Other final candidates for Emoji 13.0 include a polar bear, bubble tea, pickup truck, fondue, teapot, and piñata. The full list is available on Unicode. , with some of the Android variants already shown under the “Goog” column.
According to Google today, Emoji 13.0 will become available “later this year” with Android 11. This is one of the first official references by the company to the next version of the mobile operating system.
Earlier, Google had proposed all gender variants for “person in the veil” and “person in a tuxedo,” as well as “person feeding baby with a bottle. for emoji 13.0
The emoji version 13.0 also comes two emoji for expressing empathy. For instance, a gesture of two people hugging and slightly smiling face with a tear.
“Slightly smiling face with tear’ is a visual metaphor for feeling simultaneous appreciation and relief. For example, a mishmash of goodness and sadness can be experienced in a number of ways. First is, when you think of the past (#tbt) to retrieve positive memories or are thankful for elements of childhood.”
“Secondly, when you’re experiencing the present and not taking good fortune for granted as it comes. And, as you anticipate the future when you maintain a hopeful and optimistic attitude,” said Jennifer Daniel, Google design director for the Android Emoji Program.
The Unicode Consortium just detailed Emoji 13.0 with 62 new characters, and 55 skin tone and gender variants that are ready to be rolled out. . Typically, they will start showing up on mobile phones in September/October. Some platforms may release them earlier.
The new emoji will soon be available for adoption to help the Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages.