Google Android 5.0
- Vendor: Google
- Version: Android 5.0
- Release Date: Nov. 3, 2014
- Emojis: 1090
Android 5.0 emojis were the first major revision to Google's emoji font after the introduction of color in Android 4.4.
The primary changes in this update are to the appearance of human emojis (changed from white to yellow), and the addition of 209 emoji flags.
Find out more about this update in the Android 5.0 Emoji Changelog.
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.