Aptos vs Stellar

Aptos and Stellar 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 ChingJed McCaleb
Native tokenAPTXLM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SCP
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)45
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)7%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than Stellar?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. Stellar only processes up to 200.

Is Aptos cheaper than Stellar?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.