Ethereum vs Cosmos

Ethereum 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

Created byVitalik ButerinEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenETHATOM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SHA-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)121
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$17.48$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)3.31%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum faster than Cosmos?

No, Ethereum only processes 27 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is Ethereum cheaper than Cosmos?

No, Ethereum has an average transaction fee of $17.48, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.