Cosmos vs XRP

Cosmos and XRP 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 KwonJed McCaleb, Arthur Britto and David Schwartz
Native tokenATOMXRP
Consensus algorithmPoSRPCA
Hashing algorithmSHA-256RPCA
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)110
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.01$0.0002
Staking rewards (APR)25.4%3.03%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cosmos faster than XRP?

Yes, Cosmos can process 10000 transactions per second. XRP only processes up to 1500.

Is Cosmos cheaper than XRP?

Yes, Cosmos has an average transaction fee of $0.01, whereas XRP costs $0.0002.