Ethereum Classic vs Stellar

Ethereum Classic and Stellar 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 ClassicStellar
Created byVitalik ButerinJed McCaleb
Native tokenETCXLM
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SCP
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)135
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0001$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)0%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum Classic faster than Stellar?

No, Ethereum Classic only processes 15 transactions per second. Stellar processes up to 200.

Is Ethereum Classic cheaper than Stellar?

No, Ethereum Classic has an average transaction fee of $0.0001, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.