Cardano vs Arbitrum

Cardano and Arbitrum 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 HoskinsonGermans Gedgauds
Native tokenADAETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmEdDSAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)2013
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.18$0.101
Staking rewards (APR)5%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cardano faster than Arbitrum?

No, Cardano only processes 250 transactions per second. Arbitrum processes up to 4000.

Is Cardano cheaper than Arbitrum?

No, Cardano has an average transaction fee of $0.18, whereas Arbitrum costs $0.101.