Arbitrum vs Stellar

Arbitrum and Stellar 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 GedgaudsJed McCaleb
Native tokenETHXLM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SCP
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)135
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.101$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)0%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than Stellar?

Yes, Arbitrum can process 4000 transactions per second. Stellar only processes up to 200.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than Stellar?

Yes, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.