Cardano vs Cosmos

Cardano and Cosmos 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 HoskinsonEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenADAATOM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmEdDSASHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)201
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.18$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)5%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cardano faster than Cosmos?

No, Cardano only processes 250 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is Cardano cheaper than Cosmos?

No, Cardano has an average transaction fee of $0.18, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.