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Prince Harrys ring explained – what is the new black band hes been wearing on Australian tour?

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex applaud the activities at Government House on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

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No accessory or garment that Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan wear is going to go unscrutinised.

So, when Harry stepped out on the pairs tour of Australia wearing a new black ring, people were wondering what it was about.

A far cry from the heirloom gems Meghan has been wearing of late, this dark band worn his right hand isnt just decorative.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex applaud the activities at Government House on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

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The ring is actually a fitness tracker called the Oura Ring.

It tracks his activity throughout the day and sleep at night, and allows him to check up on his overall health via a phone app,

Its been on the Duke of Sussexs finger since he and Meghan arrived in Australia, including when they made the much-celebrated pregnancy announcement.

The model of choice for Harry seems to be the Heritage in the stealth colourway, which retails for just under £400.

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The company call it the most advanced wearable due to its sensors which measure your pulse, temperature, and a number of other factors to work out what youre doing at any given time.

Oura – who hail fron Finland – won a Red Dot Design Award this year, and has users in over 70 countries.

Could be perfect if youre proposing for a fitness junkie – or a hardcore royalist for that matter.

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