Aptos vs Avalanche

Aptos and Avalanche 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 ChingEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted Yin
Native tokenAPTAVAX
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)42
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.12
Staking rewards (APR)7%8.96%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Avalanche?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Avalanche only processes up to 4500.

Is Aptos cheaper than Avalanche?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Avalanche costs $0.12.