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Emoji Information
Keycap 8

Symbols Category

Keycap 8

Tecla 8

A blue button with the text '8' on it.

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: "Blue Square Button Eight"

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 1060 of 1679
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 1021 of 1679
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Android/Hangouts Picture Picture
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Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :eight:

Unicode Category Information

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

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Activities/work/entertainment
Unicode Subcategory Enclosed Alphanumeric Symbols
Names & Annotations KEYCAP 8 Temporary Notes: Unify with ASCII 8 (U+0038) + (U+20E3)
Symbol Information 8⃣ U+0038 U+20E3 unified (Unicode 3.0)
Proposal Identifier e-835

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #132 '8' 8 U+E6E9 SJIS-F98E JIS-7726
KDDI  #187 四角数字8 U+E529 SJIS-F745 JIS-7726
Softbank  #400 #old215 8 U+E223 SJIS-F7C3

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Representation Softbank
(iOS 2 - iOS 4)
Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 8⃣
UTF-8 Character Count 1 2
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 8⃣
Decimal HTML Entity  8 ⃣
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  8 ⃣
Hex Code Point(s) e223 38, 20e3
Formal Unicode Notation U+E223 U+38, U+20E3
Decimal Code Point(s) 57891 56, 8419
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x88 0xA3 0x38, 0xE2 0x83 0xA3
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 88 A3 38, E2 83 A3
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 210 243 70, 342 203 243
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE223 0x0038, 0x20E3
UTF-16 Hex e223 0038, 20e3
UTF-16 Dec 57891 56, 8419
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E223 0x00000038 0x000020E3
UTF-32 Hex E223 38, 20E3
UTF-32 Dec 57891 56, 8419
Python Src u"\uE223" u"\u0038\u20E3"
PHP Src "\xee\x88\xa3" "\x38\xe2\x83\xa3"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE223" "\u0038\u20E3"

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)e6e9e529fe835
Formal Unicode NotationU+E6E9U+E529U+FE835
Decimal Code Point(s)59113586651042485
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9B 0xA90xEE 0x94 0xA90xF3 0xBE 0xA0 0xB5
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9B A9EE 94 A9F3 BE A0 B5
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 233 251356 224 251363 276 240 265
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6E90xE5290xDBBA 0xDC35
UTF-16 Hexe6e9e529dbbadc35
UTF-16 Dec591135866556250 56373
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6E90x0000E5290x000FE835
UTF-32 HexE6E9E5290FE835
UTF-32 Dec59113586651042485
Python Srcu"\uE6E9"u"\uE529"u"\U000FE835"
PHP Src"\xee\x9b\xa9""\xee\x94\xa9""\xf3\xbe\xa0\xb5"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE6E9""\uE529""\uDBBA\uDC35"
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