Cosmos vs Polygon

Cosmos and Polygon 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 KwonJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo Bjelic
Native tokenATOMMATIC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)12
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.018
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%4.78%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Polygon?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. Polygon only processes up to 7000.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Polygon?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Polygon costs $0.018.