Monero vs Arbitrum

Monero and Arbitrum 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 byRiccardo SpagniGermans Gedgauds
Native tokenXMRETH
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmrandomxKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)12013
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.001$0.101
Staking rewards (APR)0%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Monero faster than Arbitrum?

No, Monero only processes 1700 transactions per second. Arbitrum processes up to 4000.

Is Monero cheaper than Arbitrum?

No, Monero has an average transaction fee of $0.001, whereas Arbitrum costs $0.101.