Cosmos vs Arbitrum

Cosmos 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 byEthan Buchman and Jae KwonGermans Gedgauds
Native tokenATOMETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)113
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.101
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Arbitrum?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Arbitrum only processes up to 4000.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Arbitrum?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Arbitrum costs $0.101.