Aptos vs XRP

Aptos and XRP 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, Arthur Britto and David Schwartz
Native tokenAPTXRP
Consensus algorithmPoSRPCA
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256RPCA
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)410
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.0000012$0.0002
Staking rewards (APR)7%3.03%

High-level Comparisons

Is Aptos faster than XRP?

Yes, Aptos can process 160000 transactions per second. XRP only processes up to 1500.

Is Aptos cheaper than XRP?

Yes, Aptos has an average transaction fee of $0.0000012, whereas XRP costs $0.0002.