Cardano vs Aptos

Cardano and Aptos 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 byCharles HoskinsonAvery Ching
Native tokenADAAPT
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmEdDSAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)204
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.18$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)5%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cardano faster than Aptos?

No, Cardano only processes 250 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is Cardano cheaper than Aptos?

No, Cardano has an average transaction fee of $0.18, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.