When comparing VIBE2 vs NanoPi M4, the Slant community recommends NanoPi M4 for most people. In the question“What are the best single-board computers?” NanoPi M4 is ranked 42nd while VIBE2 is ranked 48th.
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Pro On board wireless support
Includes 3G GSM/CDMA, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth
Pro BeagleBone Compatible
Compatible with many exiting BeagleBone capes
Pro Support Industrial connections
Pro Have 4G LTE for all the NA/ Rest of World bands
Pro Has included Cat M and NBIoT support
Pro 6 core HexaCore, compact nvme extender, 4GB RAM
Pro Many ports
4 x USB3
2 x USB2 available via pins
PCI-E available via pins
Rockchip 3399 with two fast A72 cores. Good heatsink limites throttling.
Pro Open Source
Works with mainline Linux kernel and open source Mesa Panfrost drivers.
Con Bleeding edge...
To have mainline kernel requires a bit of tinkering (e.g. installing Armbian). Panfrost drivers for 3d acceleration are not mature and crash sometimes...