Aptos vs Solana

Aptos and Solana 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 ChingAnatoly Yakovenko
Native tokenAPTSOL
Consensus algorithmPoSPoH
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SHA-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)40.4
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.00025
Staking rewards (APR)7%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Solana?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Solana only processes up to 65000.

Is Aptos cheaper than Solana?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Solana costs $0.00025.