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Open Book

Objects Category

Open Book

Libro abierto

= read operator's manual • similar to ISO/IEC 7000-0790 “Read operator’s manual”

An open hard-back book. This emoji could be any book, such as a textbook or a cook book. A fiction (not real) or non-fiction (real) book. The Apple version is blue with the text from Apple's "Think Different" advertising campaign and reads: "Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is." A favorite emoji of book worms everywhere (people that love to read).

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.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 331 of 2393
Apple/iOS Picture
Android/Hangouts Picture Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :book:

Unicode Category Information

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

Editorial Comment

A spectacular looking blue hard-back printed book in very good condition. The pages are crisp and free of wear. iEmoji old name: Old Book. A brown bound book is shown with pages that look relatively old discolored.

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Artifacts
Unicode Subcategory Office Symbols
Names & Annotations OPEN BOOK = read operator's manual * similar to ISO/IEC 7000-0790 "Read operator's manual" Temporary Notes: open book, open notebook
Symbol Information U+1F4D6 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-546

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #70 'Book' 本 U+E683 SJIS-F8E4 JIS-7558
KDDI  #122 ノート2(開) 「nooto2(開)」 U+E49F SJIS-F677 JIS-7558
Softbank  #236 #old162 本 U+E148 SJIS-F789

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e148
Formal Unicode Notation U+E148
Decimal Code Point(s) 57672
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x85 0x88
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 85 88
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 205 210
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE148
UTF-16 Hex e148
UTF-16 Dec 57672
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E148
UTF-32 Hex E148
UTF-32 Dec 57672
Python Src u"\uE148"
PHP Src "\xee\x85\x88"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE148"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 📖
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 📖
Decimal HTML Entity 📖
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 📖
Hex Code Point(s) 1f4d6
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F4D6
Decimal Code Point(s) 128214
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x93 0x96
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 93 96
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 223 226
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDCD6
UTF-16 Hex d83ddcd6
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56534
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F4D6
UTF-32 Hex 01F4D6
UTF-32 Dec 128214
Python Src u"\U0001F4D6"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x93\x96"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDCD6"

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)e683e49ffe546
Formal Unicode NotationU+E683U+E49FU+FE546
Decimal Code Point(s)59011585271041734
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9A 0x830xEE 0x92 0x9F0xF3 0xBE 0x95 0x86
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9A 83EE 92 9FF3 BE 95 86
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 232 203356 222 237363 276 225 206
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6830xE49F0xDBB9 0xDD46
UTF-16 Hexe683e49fdbb9dd46
UTF-16 Dec590115852756249 56646
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6830x0000E49F0x000FE546
UTF-32 HexE683E49F0FE546
UTF-32 Dec59011585271041734
Python Srcu"\uE683"u"\uE49F"u"\U000FE546"
PHP Src"\xee\x9a\x83""\xee\x92\x9f""\xf3\xbe\x95\x86"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE683""\uE49F""\uDBB9\uDD46"
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