The new single sensor is a LSM303AGR from ST, but may also at some point be a FXOS8700CQ from NXP (more info). To use this new sensor with Arduino, you’ll need to use a different library. Luckily there is one readily available via the Library Manager. Checkout the updated guide for details about checking which version of the BBC micro:bit you have and how to install and use the necessary libraries.
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