Cosmos vs Cardano

Cosmos and Cardano 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 KwonCharles Hoskinson
Native tokenATOMADA
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256EdDSA
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)120
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.18
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%5%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Cardano?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Cardano only processes up to 250.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Cardano?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Cardano costs $0.18.