Disney’s Zootopia Characters Come To The Samsung Galaxy S9 As AR Emojis

Samsung are continuing to grow their offering of augmented reality (AR) Emoji as three new characters now join the line up from the popular Disney film Zootopia. Also known as Zootropolis in some regions, the characters of Nick Wilde, Judy Hopps and Flash are becoming AR avatars for users to use on their Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone.

Zootopia AR Emoji Gif

For those unaware, Samsung’s AR Emojis allow a user to capture their expressions and mouth movements in real-time with their device and project them onto a character of their choice. Once download, a user can easily create and share animated emojis as images, videos or even gifs in their favourite messaging app. They can even be used a lock screen wallpapers on the device should you always want a little bit extra fun in your daily device usage.

Like other characters, Nick Wilde, Judy Hopps and Flash can all be downloaded for free. To access them, a user needs to access their camera’s AR Emoji mode and tap the plus icon on the right-hand side of the screen. From here simply find the Zootopia AR Emoji pack from the Galaxy Apps Store and wait for the download to finish. Then, once installed, have fun creating your own expressions.

The three join the ever-growing line up of Disney character that are currently available for users to download, including Mickey Mouse and friends along with characters from The Incredibles and Frozen. It was only back in May of this year that The Incredibles 2 pack was released allow users to become Mr Incredible, Elastgirl, Violet, Dash, Jack-Jack and of course, Frozone, who all have a part in the film released earlier this year.

The AR Emoji are able to track over 100 facial features to create a digital replica of the user meaning that almost any expression is able to be captured and share. Of course, given the ability to make animated gifs users could even re-create their favourite moment from the film of a respective character. According to Samsung, more than 6 billion AR Emoji messages are being sent daily, so the new characters are sure to be welcomed warmly by users.

VRFocus will be sure to bring you all the latest on AR Emojis in the future, so stay tuned for more.

The Incredibles Come To Augmented Reality With AR Emojis

Samsung’s augmented reality (AR) take on emojis were launched along with the Samsung Galaxy S9, continuing Samsung’s tradition of competing with Apple by creating its own version of the apple Animojis. Samsung are now starting to add in AR emojis themed around the Disney/Pixar franchise The Incredibles.

Samsung has a content partnership with Disney that has allowed iconic characters such as Mickey, Minnie and Donald to become part of the available AR Emojis, with the cast of The Incredibles 2 now joining the roster.

The Incredibles 2 is due to launch in cinemas on 14th June, and is the sequel to the successful original film which was released in 2004, telling the story of a super-powered family who found themselves subjected to restrictive laws and a new threat emerging from Mr Incredible’s superhero past.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be able to download AR emojis of Mr Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet, Dash, Jack-Jack and Frozone, who in the films was voiced by Samuel L. Jackson. Users will be able to use those emojis to send messages to friends and family in the guise of their favourite character from the film.

Like the other Disney content, The Incredibles AR emojis are available as a free download from the built-in camera app. User to go into the camera app and tap the plus icon to access the Galaxy apps store, then select The Incredibles AR emoji pack and begin downloading.

AR Emoji tracks over 100 facial features to create a digital replica of the user that the AR Emoji than then use as a basis for its animations, allowing the animated character to mimic the expressions of the user.

According to Samsung, more than 6 billion AR emoji messages are being sent daily, so many users will be excited for this new content. For more news on new and upcoming VR and AR content and services, keep checking back with VRFocus.