the new (something)

Why does the speaker say "the new iPhone" instead of "a new iPhone"? It's because everyone expected a new iPhone to be introduced around this time. If you think your listeners know what you're talking about, you should use "the".

Use the phrase "the new ___" when talking about new products that have been eagerly expected. For example:

Have you heard the new Katy Perry album?

I can't wait for the new Harry Potter movie.

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