Avalanche vs BNB Chain

Avalanche and BNB Chain 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

AvalancheBNB Chain
Created byEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted YinChangpeng Zhao
Native tokenAVAXBNB
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)23
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.12$0.35
Staking rewards (APR)8.96%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Avalanche faster than BNB Chain?

Yes, Avalanche can process 4500 transactions per second. BNB Chain only processes up to 2200.

Is Avalanche cheaper than BNB Chain?

Yes, Avalanche has an average transaction fee of $0.12, whereas BNB Chain costs $0.35.