Aptos vs Ethereum

Aptos and Ethereum 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 ChingVitalik Buterin
Native tokenAPTETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)412
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$17.48
Staking rewards (APR)7%3.31%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Ethereum?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Ethereum only processes up to 27.

Is Aptos cheaper than Ethereum?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Ethereum costs $17.48.