Arbitrum vs Cardano

Arbitrum and Cardano 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 GedgaudsCharles Hoskinson
Native tokenETHADA
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256EdDSA
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)1320
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.18
Staking rewards (APR)0%5%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than Cardano?

Yes, Arbitrum can process 4000 transactions per second. Cardano only processes up to 250.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than Cardano?

Yes, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas Cardano costs $0.18.