Arbitrum vs Cosmos

Arbitrum and Cosmos 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 GedgaudsEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenETHATOM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SHA-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)131
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)0%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than Cosmos?

No, Arbitrum only processes 4000 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than Cosmos?

No, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.