Avalanche vs Stellar

Avalanche and Stellar 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 YinJed McCaleb
Native tokenAVAXXLM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SCP
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)25
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.12$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)8.96%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is Avalanche faster than Stellar?

Yes, Avalanche can process 4500 transactions per second. Stellar only processes up to 200.

Is Avalanche cheaper than Stellar?

Yes, Avalanche has an average transaction fee of $0.12, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.