Emoji Version 5.0

Emoji 5.0 is the list of new emojis finalized in 2017. This update includes 56 new emojis from Unicode 10.0, as well as 183 emoji sequences used for gender and skin-tone variants and subdivision flags.

Most vendors are expected to support 69 unique images, with 24 of these supporting five additional skin tone variants. 10 of the new emojis have a base (non-gendered) emoji which may or may not display with a gender-inclusive appearance.

Final Emoji List: March 27, 2017
Release: May 18, 2017
Unique Images: 69 (plus skin tones)

Emoji 5.0 also supports a range of subdivision codes for emoji flag display. Unicode lists England, Scotland and Wales in this release as Recommended for General Interchange.

Many of the emojis in this release rely on characters which are part of Unicode 10.0. Some vendors now support this update, with the majority expected to have support by the end of 2017. Learn more about which emojis are new.

New Emojis in Version 5.0

New Emoji Components in Version 5.0