Cosmos vs Solana

Cosmos and Solana 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 KwonAnatoly Yakovenko
Native tokenATOMSOL
Consensus algorithmPoSPoH
Hashing algorithmSHA-256SHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)10.4
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.00025
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than Solana?

No, Cosmos only processes 10000 transactions per second. Solana processes up to 65000.

Is Cosmos cheaper than Solana?

No, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas Solana costs $0.00025.