BNB Chain vs Ethereum

BNB Chain and Ethereum 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 ChainEthereum
Created byChangpeng ZhaoVitalik Buterin
Native tokenBNBETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)312
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.35$17.48
Staking rewards (APR)0%3.31%

High-level Comparisons

Is BNB Chain faster than Ethereum?

Yes, BNB Chain can process 2200 transactions per second. Ethereum only processes up to 27.

Is BNB Chain cheaper than Ethereum?

Yes, BNB Chain has an average transaction fee of $0.35, whereas Ethereum costs $17.48.