Apple reveals over 30 brand new emoji coming to iPhone – but can you guess what the face means?

OVER 30 new emojis will soon land on an iPhone near you.

Apple is still busy with the finishing touches, but a sneak peak reveals some much-requested icons.


The 31 new additions join thousands of emoji variations, with many emojis having more than one colour variationCredit: APPLE DESIGNS / EMOJIPEDIA

There’s a trio of heart emojis in new colours.

iPhone owners will be glad to see a plain pink heart emoji – one of the most requested emojis for several years now.

There is one face emoji in the batch, and people are already getting their guesses in as to what it means.

Most think the shaking face is an anxious or stressed emoji.

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Although its meaning may change colloquially among certain age groups, like when Gen Z iPhone owners began using the skull emoji to show they ‘died of laughter’.

There’s some hand emojis which with a range of colour ways, as well as a symbols for WiFi.

Apple fans will be pleased to see a more cultural emojis too, such as a Khanda emoji for Sikhism.

As well as icons for a folding hand fan, maracas and a hair pick, which will all be introduced in a future update.

New animal, food and flower emojis will also be hauled in, such as a donkey, moose, goose, black bird, wing, jelly fish, ginger, peas, and a hyacinth.

The 31 new additions will join thousands of emoji variations in Apple’s upcoming iOS 16.4, which is currently in its beta stage.

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