Ethereum vs Aptos

Ethereum 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

Created byVitalik ButerinAvery Ching
Native tokenETHAPT
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)124
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$17.48$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)3.31%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum faster than Aptos?

No, Ethereum only processes 27 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is Ethereum cheaper than Aptos?

No, Ethereum has an average transaction fee of $17.48, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.