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First, I would like to talk about the phrase 「この[物]{もの}」. We rarely, if ever, say it in a natural setting. It is grammatical, but we just do not say it much. Instead, you would simply say 「これ」 if you are holding the thing in your hand or pointing your finger to it. You can also use 「この + real name」 as in 「このカメラ」、「このテレビ」, etc. Your two sentences: ...


There is several ways to say that. One is using から as you do in the first sentence. The first sentence means "Since this thing is broken, I need to buy a new one." while the second means "This thing is broken, I need to buy a new one.". The only problem that stands out in your sentence is you are mixing formal and popular way of speaking. 壊れました/壊れています is ...

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