Apple Is Bringing Four New Animoji to iOS

Posted on February 5, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Apple, iOS with 11 Comments

If you happen to have any of Apple’s newest iPhones that support Animoji, there are four new animals coming your way. With iOS 12.2 beta 2, Apple is releasing four new Animoji for devices like the iPhone X, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, and iPhone Xs Max.

The four new Animoji include a giraffe, a warthog, a shark, and my favourite, an owl. All of these new Animoji use the same TrueDepth camera technology as the other Animoji, meaning you can record videos with them with a bunch of different facial expressions in real-time.

While all these new Animoji are cute, the shark one is probably going to be the most popular new Animoji because of the Baby Shark memes. With these four new Animoji, Apple now has a total number of 24 Animoji, which is pretty decent. Apple did introduce the ability to create your own Animoji personas with Memoji in iOS 12 so you don’t have to keep waiting for the company to add its own Animoji. The difference being, however, is you can only create human personas with Memoji while the native Animoji are mostly all animals.

Apple will release the new Animoji with iOS 12.2 sometime soon, though it will be more interesting to see if the company has any big plans for Animoji in iOS 13. 

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Comments (11)

11 responses to “Apple Is Bringing Four New Animoji to iOS”

  1. dontbe evil

    OMG that's revolutionary, they're the best!!!

  2. BeckoningEagle

    The Giraffe one might be enough to make me switch back to iOS from Android.

  3. tonchek

    FInally a good reason to buy a new iPhone!

  4. B Mallon

    My life is so much better now....

  5. lwetzel

    Uhhhh…...never have seen the point of this stuff. Then again, it's probably because it is just not me.

  6. VancouverNinja

    Is this really worth an article?


    This just makes me feel that phones have taken us to new lows when it comes to software these days.

  7. Illusive_Man

    Why not update the Phone app with something like Callscreen?

  8. BrianEricFord

    I see the unfun crowd with no kids (or sense of joy) showed up to provide their hot takes.

  9. John Craig

    Slow news day?