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Animals & Nature Category



Cute penguin head almost looks like an 8ball. My sources say yes.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

iEmoji Original Name

March 2014 Previous name: "Penguin Head"

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 600 of 1679
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 574 of 1679
Apple/iOS Picture
Android/Hangouts Picture
Twitter.com Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :penguin:

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Animal Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Human/living Things
Unicode Subcategory Animal Symbols
Names & Annotations PENGUIN
Symbol Information U+1F427 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-1BC

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #Exp.69 'Penguin' ペンギン 「pengin」 U+E750 SJIS-F9F5 JIS-7637
KDDI  #252 ペンギン 「pengin」 U+E4DC SJIS-F6B5 JIS-7637
Softbank  #127 #old85 ペンギン 「pengin」 U+E055 SJIS-F996

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Representation Softbank
(iOS 2 - iOS 4)
Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)  🐧
UTF-8 Character Count 1 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)  🐧
Decimal HTML Entity  🐧
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  🐧
Hex Code Point(s) e055 1f427
Formal Unicode Notation U+E055 U+1F427
Decimal Code Point(s) 57429 128039
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x81 0x95 0xF0 0x9F 0x90 0xA7
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 81 95 F0 9F 90 A7
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 201 225 360 237 220 247
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE055 0xD83D 0xDC27
UTF-16 Hex e055 d83ddc27
UTF-16 Dec 57429 55357 56359
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E055 0x0001F427
UTF-32 Hex E055 01F427
UTF-32 Dec 57429 128039
Python Src u"\uE055" u"\U0001F427"
PHP Src "\xee\x81\x95" "\xf0\x9f\x90\xa7"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE055" "\uD83D\uDC27"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾆼
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾆼
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾆼
Hex Code Point(s)e750e4dcfe1bc
Formal Unicode NotationU+E750U+E4DCU+FE1BC
Decimal Code Point(s)59216585881040828
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9D 0x900xEE 0x93 0x9C0xF3 0xBE 0x86 0xBC
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9D 90EE 93 9CF3 BE 86 BC
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 235 220356 223 234363 276 206 274
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE7500xE4DC0xDBB8 0xDDBC
UTF-16 Hexe750e4dcdbb8ddbc
UTF-16 Dec592165858856248 56764
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E7500x0000E4DC0x000FE1BC
UTF-32 HexE750E4DC0FE1BC
UTF-32 Dec59216585881040828
Python Srcu"\uE750"u"\uE4DC"u"\U000FE1BC"
PHP Src"\xee\x9d\x90""\xee\x93\x9c""\xf3\xbe\x86\xbc"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE750""\uE4DC""\uDBB8\uDDBC"
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