Facepalm, shrug, croissants and BACON - 72 new Apple emoji

A set of 72 new emoji are on the way to Apple devices with the release of iOS 10.2.

Which is your favourite out of the new emoji?
Which is your favourite out of the new emoji?

The tech giant already redesigned the emoji system for iOS10, adding gender and race options.

However, with 10.2 - thanks to the addition of full Unicode 9.0 support - the emoji library will be extended for the hundreds of millions of people using the Apple emoji.

Included in the library are new emoji professions - firefighters judges with female and male versions in multiple skin tones.

Also included among the useful (depending on your definition of the word) additions are an avocado, a spoon, and a (not-all-that-scary) clown.

A Pinocchio-style face and a graphic replacement for the ‘shrug’ usually represented by the more convoluted ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ are also likely to gain fans.

Apple has also reworked the styling of the unchanged remaining emoji, making them “more bulbous.”

The OS update also adds three new wallpapers, a Preserve Camera setting to remember the last-used mode or filter, a new Video widget for the Videos app, and a new “Press and Hold to Speak” menu for the Home Button that allows selecting between Siri, Voice Control and Off.

iOS 10.2’s new emoji

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Rolling On The Floor Laughing

Face With Cowboy Hat

Clown Face

Lying Face

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Drooling Face

Nauseated Face

Sneezing Face

Prince

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Mother Christmas

Man In Tuxedo

Shrug

Face Palm

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Pregnant Woman

Man Dancing

Selfie

Hand With Index And Middle Fingers Crossed

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Call Me Hand

Left-Facing Fist

Right-Facing Fist

Raised Back Of Hand

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Handshake

Black Heart

Gorilla

Fox Face

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Deer

Rhinoceros

Bat

Eagle

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Duck

Owl

Lizard

Shark

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Shrimp

Squid

Butterfly

Wilted Flower

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Kiwifruit

Avocado

Potato

Carrot

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Cucumber

Peanuts

Croissant

Baguette Bread

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Pancakes

Bacon

Stuffed Flatbread

Egg

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Shallow Pan Of Food

Green Salad

Glass of Milk

Clinking Glasses

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Tumbler Glass

Spoon

Octagonal Sign

Scooter

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Motor Scooter

Canoe

First Place Medal

Second Place Medal

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Third Place Medal

Boxing Glove

Martial Arts Uniform

Person Doing Cartwheel

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Wrestlers

Water Polo

Handball

Fencer

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Goal Net

Juggling

Drum With Drumsticks

Shopping Trolley