Cosmos vs Avalanche

Cosmos and Avalanche 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 KwonEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted Yin
Native tokenATOMAVAX
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)12
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.12
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%8.96%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Avalanche?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Avalanche only processes up to 4500.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Avalanche?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Avalanche costs $0.12.