🐵 Animoji on iOS and iPadOS
iOS includes an animated emoji feature known as Animoji. This responds to facial expressions via the camera to animate 3D animated emojis which can be sent as a video with sound.
Animoji is joined by a 3D avatar feature on iOS called Memoji.
Existing emojis remain static on the emoji keyboard, and when used within text. The following characters are available for animation using Animoji in iOS 11 and above:
- 👽 Alien
- 🐱 Cat Face
- 🐔 Chicken
- 🐶 Dog Face
- 🦊 Fox Face
- 🐵 Monkey Face
- 🐼 Panda Face
- 🐷 Pig Face
- 💩 Pile of Poo
- 🐰 Rabbit Face
- 🤖 Robot Face
- 🦄 Unicorn Face
The following emojis had an Animoji option added in iOS 11.3:
The following emojis had an Animoji option added in iOS 12:
The following emojis had an Animoji option added in iOS 12.2:
The following emojis had an Animoji option added in iOS 13.0:
Each Animoji has a range of expressions which respond to the face being recorded. The Animoji mouth also animates to match the words being spoken, or sung in the case of "Animoji Karaoke". Animojis can be used as part of the Memoji Stickers feature in iOS 13 and above.
Samples of various Animoji animations are displayed below.
Learn more about Animoji.
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