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See all of the new animated emoji in watchOS 2 GM [Gallery]

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Not to be outdone by iOS 9.1’s set of new emoji, watchOS 2 GM, released this past Wednesday following Apple’s press event, includes a little surprise of it’s own. Alongside a bunch of new watch face colors, dig into the animated emoji offered on the Apple Watch, and you’ll find 26 new options, ranging from faces sporting sunglasses, to sick faces, and even a few sets of clapping and fist bumping hands. Check out the gallery below to see them all in action:

Which is your favorite?

Thanks, Kyle!


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  1. chrisl84 - 8 years ago

    The free floating hands are just creepy, sorry.

    • - 8 years ago

      Do you have a low creepiness threshold?

      • chrisl84 - 8 years ago

        For free floating animated hands not connected to limbs….yes, call me old fashioned but I like intact body parts

  2. Arnoud van Houwelingen - 8 years ago

    obviously it’s not free floating hands but the guy has a black sweater on and is in front of a black background :)

  3. Anton Sparrius - 8 years ago

    if you press down on them, you can change the color… faces can also be red. And you’re not showing the hearts.. not sure if they are new or not. I didn’t know there was more than one possibility.

  4. thisisasticup - 8 years ago

    The shaka/hang loose has been there since the watch came out.

  5. Andrez (@la_Mort) - 8 years ago

    I just don’t understand what that meh face with the heart eyes is supposed to be used for.. “I love it, but meh…” ??

  6. vandy75 - 8 years ago

    without question the applause

  7. Thomas Yoon - 8 years ago

    The illness ones are a little cute I admit, but these are still strange to me overall. Never sent one.


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