An everyday flashlight (electric torch), as used when the power goes out, camping, or telling scary stories. Generally depicted at a 45° angle as a gray and black device with a switch, shown illuminated on many platforms.
Used for various content concerning and senses of light and lighting (e.g., spotlight).
Google’s flashlight is orange.
📅 Flashlight was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
under the name “Electric Torch”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.