BNB Chain vs Avalanche

BNB Chain and Avalanche 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

BNB ChainAvalanche
Created byChangpeng ZhaoEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted Yin
Native tokenBNBAVAX
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)32
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.35$0.12
Staking rewards (APR)0%8.96%

High-level Comparisons

Is BNB Chain faster than Avalanche?

No, BNB Chain only processes 2200 transactions per second. Avalanche processes up to 4500.

Is BNB Chain cheaper than Avalanche?

No, BNB Chain has an average transaction fee of $0.35, whereas Avalanche costs $0.12.