Ethereum Classic vs Tron

Ethereum Classic and Tron 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 ClassicTron
Created byVitalik ButerinJustin Sun
Native tokenETCTRON
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)133
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0001$0.000005
Staking rewards (APR)0%4.2%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum Classic faster than Tron?

No, Ethereum Classic only processes 15 transactions per second. Tron processes up to 2000.

Is Ethereum Classic cheaper than Tron?

No, Ethereum Classic has an average transaction fee of $0.0001, whereas Tron costs $0.000005.