Google Android 4.4
- Vendor: Google
- Version: Android 4.4
- Release Date: Oct. 31, 2013
- Emojis: 850
Android 4.4 was the first release from Google to include support for color emoji designs and introduced a new bloblike gumdrop character which is used for various gestures and smileys.
This set of emojis was created by Google and IC4 Design and first shown at Google I/O on May 15, 2013.
About Google Emojis
Google emoji images are used on most Android devices, Gmail Web Interface, Google Hangouts, and ChromeOS. These are provided as part of the Noto Emoji project. These images are also used for Slack on non-Apple platforms including Windows, Linux, and Android.
Note: Samsung devices use distinct emoji images. WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter use their own emoji images on Android, while Signal and Telegram for Android use Apple emoji images.
New emojis are coming to Android 11 are now in beta and coming to a final release in the second half of 2020.