Arbitrum vs BNB Chain

Arbitrum and BNB Chain 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

ArbitrumBNB Chain
Created byGermans GedgaudsChangpeng Zhao
Native tokenETHBNB
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)133
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.35
Staking rewards (APR)0%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than BNB Chain?

Yes, Arbitrum can process 4000 transactions per second. BNB Chain only processes up to 2200.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than BNB Chain?

Yes, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas BNB Chain costs $0.35.