Avalanche vs Monero

Avalanche and Monero 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 YinRiccardo Spagni
Native tokenAVAXXMR
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256randomx
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)2120
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.12$0.001
Staking rewards (APR)8.96%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Avalanche faster than Monero?

Yes, Avalanche can process 4500 transactions per second. Monero only processes up to 1700.

Is Avalanche cheaper than Monero?

Yes, Avalanche has an average transaction fee of $0.12, whereas Monero costs $0.001.