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Vibe Board S1 55″ vs.
Promethean ActivPanel Nickel

Vibe Board S1 55″ vs.
Promethean ActivPanel Nickel
Vibe Board S1 55″ offers an affordable, easy-to-use classroom solution for onsite, remotely, and hybrid teaching. Deliver interactive lessons, and promote students participation in class.
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Vibe Board S1 55″
Promethean ActivPanel Nickel
Highlights
Smartboard hardware
Intel i5 processor
128GB storage
Fast and powerful, just like a giant Chromebook.
ARM Cortex
16 GB
Real-time whiteboard collaboration
Send students into break-out rooms on separate canvas pages and assign group projects.
Up to 100 students can edit on the canvas simultaneously; Unlimited student can view the whiteboard from their device.
Teaching with Video Conferencing
Vibe SmartCam ensures you look and sound your best - Smart gallery view captures the whole class, so even remote learners can see the teacher and their classmates clearly.
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Extra cost
No camera included in the box. Additional purchase for Promethean Distance Learning Bundle required.
Third-party Apps
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Need IT support
To use Google Play Apps on the Promethean ActivPanel is a decision that must be made exclusively by a qualified and authorized representative of the customer on Panel Management. Alternatively, you can choose to purchase an additional Promethean Chromebox.
Split screen
Split screen with different teaching apps, such as referring to Google Earth while presenting a Geography teaching deck in PowerPoint.
Split screen with different teaching apps, such as referring to Google Earth while presenting a Geography teaching deck in PowerPoint.
Screencast from any device
Price
Board
$3,299 $2,999
Stand
$500 (SmartCam C1)
$500 (Stand)
$500
Optional Accessories
Vibe SmartCam C1
Chromebox, ActivConnect®
OPS-M, ActivSoundBar
Mobile Companion App
Teachers can easily scan to sign in/log out, drop files and links onto the smartboard and more with the Vibe One app.
Wirelessly share the screen from mobile devices and more with the myPromethean app.
Software
Vibe Canvas Free Plan and Vibe Admin Console are included
ClassFlow® and ActivInspire® are
subscription-free and included
Hardware
Screen
4K
4K
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Anti-Glare Coating
Operating System
VibeOS (based on Chromium OS)
AndroidTM Oreo 8
Connections
HDMI In
USB-C with DisplayPort Out
USB-C with DisplayPort In
USB-C for Debug
USB-C 3.0
Ethernet
OPS Slot
2x HDMI In
2x USB-A 2.0
2x USB-B Touch
USB-C PD2.0
USB-A 3.0
LAN In/Out
RS-232
2x VGA
CVBS
Mic In
Wireless
Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/
b/g/n/ac/ax Compatible
Bluetooth Version: 5.1
IEEE® 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wireless, 2x2
Memory
8 GB DDR4
2 GB
Diagonal Screen
55″
65″
Board Dimensions
50.7″ (W) x 29.3″ (H) x 3.0″ (D)
60.5″ x 37.8″ x 3.5″
Board Weight
51.6 lb
101 lb
Battery
Whiteboarding
Multi-user Realtime Whiteboard
Allows on-site and remote students to work together on the same canvas
Only supports Multi-User Mode on-site
Smart Text & Smart Shape
Multi Device Support
Cloud Storage
Casting & Annotation
Wireless Screen Share
Annotation
HDMI & Touchback
App Integration
Simultaneous App Usage
Web Browser
Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive, Box
Service
Fleet Management
Warranty
1-year
Optional extended warranty from
1-3 years
3-year
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Promethean
ActivPanel Nickel
Highlights
Smartboard hardware
ARM Cortex
16 GB
Real-time whiteboard collaboration
Send students into break-out rooms on separate canvas pages and assign group projects.
Teaching with Video Conferencing
Extra cost
No camera included in the box. Additional purchase for Promethean Distance Learning Bundle required.
Third-party Apps
Need IT support
To use Google Play Apps on the Promethean ActivPanel is a decision that must be made exclusively by a qualified and authorized representative of the customer on Panel Management. Alternatively, you can choose to purchase an additional Promethean Chromebox.
Split screen
Split screen with different teaching apps, such as referring to Google Earth while presenting a Geography teaching deck in PowerPoint.
Screencast from any device
Price
Board $2,999
Stand
$500
Optional Accessories
Chromebox, ActivConnect®
OPS-M, ActivSoundBar
Mobile Companion App
Wirelessly share the screen from mobile devices and more with the myPromethean app.
Software
ClassFlow® and ActivInspire® are
subscription-free and included
Hardware
Screen
4K
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Anti-Glare Coating
Operating System
AndroidTM Oreo 8
Connections
OPS Slot
2x HDMI In
2x USB-A 2.0
2x USB-B Touch
USB-C PD2.0
USB-A 3.0
LAN In/Out
RS-232
2x VGA
CVBS
Mic In
Wireless
IEEE® 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wireless, 2x2
Memory
2 GB
Diagonal Screen
65″
Board Dimensions
60.5″ x 37.8″ x 3.5″
Board Weight
101 lb
Battery
Whiteboarding
Multi-user Realtime Whiteboard
Only supports Multi-User Mode on-site
Smart Text & Smart Shape
Multi Device Support
Cloud Storage
Casting & Annotation
Wireless Screen Share
Annotation
HDMI & Touchback
App Integration
Simultaneous App Usage
Web Browser
Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive, Box
Service
Fleet Management
Warranty
3-year
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