Arbitrum vs XRP

Arbitrum and XRP 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, Arthur Britto and David Schwartz
Native tokenETHXRP
Consensus algorithmPoSRPCA
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256RPCA
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)1310
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.101$0.0002
Staking rewards (APR)0%3.03%

High-level Comparisons

Is Arbitrum faster than XRP?

Yes, Arbitrum can process 4000 transactions per second. XRP only processes up to 1500.

Is Arbitrum cheaper than XRP?

Yes, Arbitrum has an average transaction fee of $0.101, whereas XRP costs $0.0002.