Specs Comparison: Photive CYREN VS Creative D100 Speakers

Jaycee De Guzman October 2, 2013 3
Specs Comparison: Photive CYREN VS Creative D100 Speakers


Since the advancements in technology, specific features that were offered before in mobile handsets or computers now have specific devices of their own. The audio speaker is one of the relevant products of technology that is really useful in one’s life. The Photive CYREN and Creative D100 are both audio speakers which offer their own unique and added specifications that consumers are expected to find useful. Let us see what these two competitive devices got more to offer under their pockets.

Device Information

Specs Comparison: Photive CYREN VS Creative D100 SpeakersThe Photive CYREN, fully known as the Photive PH-BT1000 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, is a device that is very portable and comes with wireless and Bluetooth connectivity. Users can bring it anywhere they want and they can listen to wireless music. Technically, this is only a small device but it has powerful features that let users control the sound which they are listening to in easier and more user friendly manners.

On the other hand, the Creative D100 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, or Creative D100 for shorter reference, is a speaker that has an incredible Bluetooth connectivity which can reach a maximum of 33 feet. Basically, it lets its users to play music through it even if the source of the audio is from a different device such as a computer or a mobile phone. The technology of this speaker is compatible with all PC and Macintosh systems.

Physical Description

Specs Comparison: Photive CYREN VS Creative D100 SpeakersIn terms of the physical build, the Photive CYREN Speaker is measured with 6 x 1.8 x 2 inches in dimensions and 11 ounces of weight. It comes in black, blue, purple, orange and red colors while the body looks like a small rectangular box. The buttons for control can be found at the top while the speaker walls incorporate a craving design which gave accent to the plain structure of the entire device.

On an alternative note, the Creative D100  Speaker has 16.6 x 5.3 x 5.1 inches of measurements and 2.2 pounds of weight. It is available in black, blue, green and pink colors. In addition, this device has an elongated shape that is also rectangular in a way. The buttons can be found at the center of the speaker and are located in a slim gray bar along with the brand name.


Product Specifications

Specs Comparison: Photive CYREN VS Creative D100 SpeakersSpecification wise, the Photive CYREN Speaker contains a 3.0 Bluetooth technology so that users can control the speaker and play music through it. When being paired with other Bluetooth enabled gadget, this does not require codes for matching. Meanwhile, users can adjust volume as well as skipping tracks both on the speaker itself and their mobile phones too. There is a built in rechargeable battery which can last up to 10 hours but for a playback volume of medium. In addition, this device has its own microphone which is functional when the user is making or taking calls. Lastly, for wired electronic devices, this speaker supports a 3.5mm line-in jack.

Meanwhile, the Creative D100 Speaker also has a similar Bluetooth connectivity along with a wireless stereo and wireless remote control technology. Using four AA batteries which are rechargeable and replaceable, playing music can last up to a maximum of 25 hours. The Bluetooth connectivity, meanwhile, is useful for controlling the speakers with other devices such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets. Also, it showcases a dynamic bass sound which produces sound that can be very attractive to the ear. When purchased, the standard package will include a power adapter that is  universally compatible.

Price Details

Specs Comparison: Photive CYREN VS Creative D100 SpeakersThe Photive PH-BT1000 Portable Bluetooth Speaker is being sold at a selling price of $49.95 on Amazon and $64.95 on eBay. Whatever the costumer’s preference will be, both of these prices are still very affordable considering the quality of gadget that they will buy.

On the contrary, the Creative D100 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker has a price tag of $47.60 on Amazon and $57.59 on eBay. This speaker is obviously less expensive when compared against its rival. This may make it more popular to budget conscious consumers.


The Photive CYREN Speaker portrays a physically smaller build but it does not mean that it cannot produce a respectable sound for a Bluetooth connected speaker. In terms of pairing, it exhibits a process which can be done in a few seconds. Unfortunately, it has shorter battery hours and more expensive cost. On the contrary, the Creative D100 Speaker is more affordable while showcasing longer battery hours. It has a bigger size which matches the dynamic bass that it produces when being used. In addition, it is also a good thing that the power cable is universally compatible. This means that users can really bring this device to literally everywhere and use it without experiencing from problems. As a consumer of the latest gadgets, what can you say about these two wireless speakers?

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  1. Bradley Greene  May 26, 2014 at 6:34 pm - Reply

    They are BOTH $40. Plus the Photive CYREN has a rechargeable battery, while the Creative D100 uses AA’s.

  2. Joel Fritchman  July 4, 2014 at 8:30 pm - Reply

    Which one has better sound quality?

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