Bitcoin vs Ethereum Classic

Bitcoin and Ethereum Classic 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

BitcoinEthereum Classic
Created bySatoshi NakamotoVitalik Buterin
Native tokenBTCETC
Consensus algorithmPoWPoW
Hashing algorithmSHA-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)60013
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$5.0973$0.0001
Staking rewards (APR)0%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Bitcoin faster than Ethereum Classic?

No, Bitcoin only processes 5 transactions per second. Ethereum Classic processes up to 15.

Is Bitcoin cheaper than Ethereum Classic?

No, Bitcoin has an average transaction fee of $5.0973, whereas Ethereum Classic costs $0.0001.