Arbitrum vs Monero

Arbitrum and Monero 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 GedgaudsRiccardo Spagni
Native tokenETHXMR
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256randomx
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)13120
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.001
Staking rewards (APR)0%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than Monero?

Yes, Arbitrum can process 4000 transactions per second. Monero only processes up to 1700.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than Monero?

Yes, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas Monero costs $0.001.