Ethereum Classic vs Aptos

Ethereum Classic and Aptos 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

Ethereum ClassicAptos
Created byVitalik ButerinAvery Ching
Native tokenETCAPT
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)134
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0001$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)0%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum Classic faster than Aptos?

No, Ethereum Classic only processes 15 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is Ethereum Classic cheaper than Aptos?

No, Ethereum Classic has an average transaction fee of $0.0001, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.