Aptos vs Ethereum Classic

Aptos and Ethereum Classic 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

AptosEthereum Classic
Created byAvery ChingVitalik Buterin
Native tokenAPTETC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)413
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.0001
Staking rewards (APR)7%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Ethereum Classic?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Ethereum Classic only processes up to 15.

Is Aptos cheaper than Ethereum Classic?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Ethereum Classic costs $0.0001.