Arbitrum vs TON

Arbitrum and TON 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 GedgaudsNikolai and Pavel Durov
Native tokenETHTON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)135
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.012375
Staking rewards (APR)0%6.85%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than TON?

No, Arbitrum only processes 4000 transactions per second. TON processes up to 1000000.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than TON?

No, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas TON costs $0.012375.