Aptos vs Arbitrum

Aptos and Arbitrum are two popular blockchains. In this article we'll compare them across a variety of metrics. Both blockchains have their own strengths and weaknesses, and we'll explore them below.

Table of Contents

  1. Metrics
  2. Comparison

Comparing Metrics

Created byAvery ChingGermans Gedgauds
Native tokenAPTETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)413
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.101
Staking rewards (APR)7%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Arbitrum?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Arbitrum only processes up to 4000.

Is Aptos cheaper than Arbitrum?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Arbitrum costs $0.101.