Avalanche vs Aptos

Avalanche and Aptos 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 byEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted YinAvery Ching
Native tokenAVAXAPT
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)24
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.12$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)8.96%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Avalanche faster than Aptos?

No, Avalanche only processes 4500 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is Avalanche cheaper than Aptos?

No, Avalanche has an average transaction fee of $0.12, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.