Emoji Information
Left-Pointing Magnifying Glass

Objects Category

Left-Pointing Magnifying Glass

Lupa hacia la izquierda

= search

A left-pointing magnifying glass used to take a closer look at something. A symbol associated with a detective or investigator. To get more detail. Can be used by children to look at bugs, spiders, or melt toys. When held in the sun at a particular distance and orientation, the sun's rays can be concentrated into a small point of intense heat. The troubled neighbor boy in Disney's Toy Story used a magnifying glass to torture one of the main characters "Woody." A very traumatic experience for toys, particularly those that come to life when people are not looking.

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) 798 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :mag:
Keywords Detective, Investigator, Detail, Details

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300โ€“1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory User Interface Symbols

Editorial Comment

This concavely shaped circular glass is for magnifying small objects or burning things on a hot day. iEmoji old name: Magnifying Glass.

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Abstract Concepts
Unicode Subcategory User Interface Symbols
Names & Annotations LEFT-POINTING MAGNIFYING GLASS = search
Symbol Information U+1F50D proposed
Proposal Identifier e-B85

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo ย #119 'Search' ใ‚ตใƒผใƒ(่ชฟในใ‚‹) ใ€Œsaachi(่ชฟberu)ใ€ U+E6DC SJIS-F981 JIS-7673
KDDI ย #119 ใ‚€ใ—ใ‚ใŒใญ ใ€Œmushimeganeใ€ U+E518 SJIS-F6F1 JIS-7673
Softbank ย #143 #old110 ่™ซ็œผ้ก U+E114 SJIS-F754

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) e114
Formal Unicode Notation U+E114
Decimal Code Point(s) 57620
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x84 0x94
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 84 94
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 204 224
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE114
UTF-16 Hex e114
UTF-16 Dec 57620
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E114
UTF-32 Hex E114
UTF-32 Dec 57620
Python Src u"\uE114"
PHP Src "\xee\x84\x94"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE114"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) ๐Ÿ”
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) ๐Ÿ”
Decimal HTML Entity 🔍
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🔍
Hex Code Point(s) 1f50d
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F50D
Decimal Code Point(s) 128269
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x94 0x8D
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 94 8D
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 224 215
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDD0D
UTF-16 Hex d83ddd0d
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56589
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F50D
UTF-32 Hex 01F50D
UTF-32 Dec 128269
Python Src u"\U0001F50D"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x94\x8d"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDD0D"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)๎›œ๎”˜๓พฎ…
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾮅
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾮅
Hex Code Point(s)e6dce518feb85
Formal Unicode NotationU+E6DCU+E518U+FEB85
Decimal Code Point(s)59100586481043333
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9B 0x9C0xEE 0x94 0x980xF3 0xBE 0xAE 0x85
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9B 9CEE 94 98F3 BE AE 85
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 233 234356 224 230363 276 256 205
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6DC0xE5180xDBBA 0xDF85
UTF-16 Hexe6dce518dbbadf85
UTF-16 Dec591005864856250 57221
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6DC0x0000E5180x000FEB85
UTF-32 HexE6DCE5180FEB85
UTF-32 Dec59100586481043333
Python Srcu"\uE6DC"u"\uE518"u"\U000FEB85"
PHP Src"\xee\x9b\x9c""\xee\x94\x98""\xf3\xbe\xae\x85"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE6DC""\uE518""\uDBBA\uDF85"

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