Bitcoin vs Solana

Bitcoin and Solana 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 bySatoshi NakamotoAnatoly Yakovenko
Native tokenBTCSOL
Consensus algorithmPoWPoH
Hashing algorithmSHA-256SHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)6000.4
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$5.0973$0.00025
Staking rewards (APR)0%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Bitcoin faster than Solana?

No, Bitcoin only processes 5 transactions per second. Solana processes up to 65000.

Is Bitcoin cheaper than Solana?

No, Bitcoin has an average transaction fee of $5.0973, whereas Solana costs $0.00025.