Cosmos vs Ethereum

Cosmos and Ethereum 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 KwonVitalik Buterin
Native tokenATOMETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)112
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.01$17.48
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%3.31%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Ethereum?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Ethereum only processes up to 27.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Ethereum?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Ethereum costs $17.48.