Ethereum vs BNB Chain

Ethereum and BNB Chain 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

EthereumBNB Chain
Created byVitalik ButerinChangpeng Zhao
Native tokenETHBNB
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)123
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$17.48$0.35
Staking rewards (APR)3.31%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum faster than BNB Chain?

No, Ethereum only processes 27 transactions per second. BNB Chain processes up to 2200.

Is Ethereum cheaper than BNB Chain?

No, Ethereum has an average transaction fee of $17.48, whereas BNB Chain costs $0.35.