According to a report, Apple has released a new Beta version update of iOS 14.2 with a new set of emojis. The updated version number is iOS 14.2 beta 2, and emojis, such as transgender logos, seals, disguised faces, teary smiley faces, etc. have been added. The Unicode Consortium, the governing body responsible for approving the new emoji, announced Emoji 13.1 in July to fill the gaps until the release of Emoji 14 was delayed. The new emojis found in iOS 14.2 beta 2 are part of Apple’s 2020 emoji update and will use the stable version of iOS 14.2 to attract iPhone users.
The new emojis include tearful smiley faces, camouflaged faces, and gender differences in tuxedo and veil emojis, which provide a choice for men or women, and can replace Santa Claus or Mrs. Claus’ gender alternatives, called Mx Claus, and are multi-purpose Bottle feeding people emoji and more. iOS 14.2 beta 2 also brings more realistic emojis to cockroaches and flies, as well as a neutral character who embraces emojis.
As these new emojis enter the release version of iOS 14.2 beta 2, the stable public release of the operating system is expected to get them in the next few weeks. Emojipedia shared the development in a blog post.
As part of Unicode 13.0, the Unicode Consortium approved 117 new emojis in January this year, and they are expected to be on the market by the end of 2020. Last week, the Unicode Consortium approved 217 emojis as part of Unicode 13.1, and all of them won. The blog post mentioned that iOS will not be available this year. They are expected to appear in mobile phones by the end of 2021.
Apple did not mention when the stable version of iOS 14.2 will be released. The iOS stable version is currently on iOS 14.0.1. According to 9to5Mac’s report, iOS 14.2 beta 2 is available to developers and brings improved playback controls on the lock screen, redesigned AirPlay 2 controls, and a new Shazam switch key that can be added in the control center .
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