Aptos vs Monero

Aptos and Monero 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 ChingRiccardo Spagni
Native tokenAPTXMR
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256randomx
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)4120
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.001
Staking rewards (APR)7%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Monero?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Monero only processes up to 1700.

Is Aptos cheaper than Monero?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Monero costs $0.001.