Ethereum vs Tron

Ethereum 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

Created byVitalik ButerinJustin Sun
Native tokenETHTRON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)123
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$17.48$0.000005
Staking rewards (APR)3.31%4.2%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum faster than Tron?

No, Ethereum only processes 27 transactions per second. Tron processes up to 2000.

Is Ethereum cheaper than Tron?

No, Ethereum has an average transaction fee of $17.48, whereas Tron costs $0.000005.