Cosmos vs Bitcoin

Cosmos and Bitcoin 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 KwonSatoshi Nakamoto
Native tokenATOMBTC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmSHA-256SHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)1600
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.01$5.0973
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%0%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Bitcoin?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Bitcoin only processes up to 5.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Bitcoin?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Bitcoin costs $5.0973.