Animojis are custom, animated versions of emoji characters found on iPhone. The feature uses new Face ID facial-recognition system, currently exclusive to the iPhone X, to create 3D emoji mirroring user’s own facial expressions. There is also an option in iOS 11.3 update that brings four new Animoji to use with the iPhone X. Apple is adding a lion, a bear, a skull, and a dragon to the mix.
Animoji is only available on the latest and greatest iPhone X models with Face ID, the feature is not available on earlier iPhone models, it must be iPhone X (or newer). This feature is not available on iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPad, or earlier iOS device models.
Here’s a quick look at everything you want to know about Animoji on iPhone X