Ethereum vs TON

Ethereum and TON 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 ButerinNikolai and Pavel Durov
Native tokenETHTON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)125
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$17.48$0.012375
Staking rewards (APR)3.31%6.85%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum faster than TON?

No, Ethereum only processes 27 transactions per second. TON processes up to 1000000.

Is Ethereum cheaper than TON?

No, Ethereum has an average transaction fee of $17.48, whereas TON costs $0.012375.