Ethereum Classic vs Cosmos

Ethereum Classic and Cosmos 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 ClassicCosmos
Created byVitalik ButerinEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenETCATOM
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SHA-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)131
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0001$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)0%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum Classic faster than Cosmos?

No, Ethereum Classic only processes 15 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is Ethereum Classic cheaper than Cosmos?

No, Ethereum Classic has an average transaction fee of $0.0001, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.