These are the new emoji available now with iOS 14.5
Apple has today released iOS 14.5 for iPhone, bringing several new features and improvements including, Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch, AirPlay 2 support for Apple Fitness+, App Tracking Transparency, updates to the Music app, lyrics sharing, and more.
With the release, 217 new emoji are coming to iPhone and iPad including, a mix of skin tones for couples, gender options for emoji with beards, a heart on fire, an updated syringe, and more.
iOS 14.5 has a mix of new and updated emoji characters. With the release, Apple has changed its syringe to go from showing a syringe with blood to a syringe with a clear medicine. The update also sees Apple swap its old Headphone emoji to look more like AirPods Max, which launched in December.
Users will now see more skin tone options when choosing emoji couples, allowing for different skin tones to be set for each character in a couple.