Arbitrum vs Aptos

Arbitrum and Aptos 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 byGermans GedgaudsAvery Ching
Native tokenETHAPT
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)134
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)0%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than Aptos?

No, Arbitrum only processes 4000 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than Aptos?

No, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.