Aptos vs Polygon

Aptos and Polygon 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 ChingJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo Bjelic
Native tokenAPTMATIC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)42
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.018
Staking rewards (APR)7%4.78%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Polygon?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Polygon only processes up to 7000.

Is Aptos cheaper than Polygon?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Polygon costs $0.018.