Cosmos vs Monero

Cosmos and Monero 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 KwonRiccardo Spagni
Native tokenATOMXMR
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmSHA-256randomx
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)1120
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.001
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Monero?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Monero only processes up to 1700.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Monero?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Monero costs $0.001.