Google Android 8.0
- Vendor: Google
- Version: Android 8.0
- Release Date: Aug. 21, 2017
- Emojis: 2669
Android 8.0 "Oreo" was released on August 21, 2017. This update included a complete redesign of every emoji, including a transformation of all "blob" smileys into a more common circle shape.
This release also added support for Emoji 5.0 including all new code points and subdivision flags for England, Scotland, and Wales. More about this update.
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.