Cardano vs TON

Cardano and TON 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 HoskinsonNikolai and Pavel Durov
Native tokenADATON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmEdDSAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)205
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.18$0.012375
Staking rewards (APR)5%6.85%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cardano faster than TON?

No, Cardano only processes 250 transactions per second. TON processes up to 1000000.

Is Cardano cheaper than TON?

No, Cardano has an average transaction fee of $0.18, whereas TON costs $0.012375.