Monero vs Avalanche

Monero and Avalanche 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 SpagniEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted Yin
Native tokenXMRAVAX
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmrandomxKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)1202
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.001$0.12
Staking rewards (APR)0%8.96%

High-level Comparisons

Is Monero faster than Avalanche?

No, Monero only processes 1700 transactions per second. Avalanche processes up to 4500.

Is Monero cheaper than Avalanche?

No, Monero has an average transaction fee of $0.001, whereas Avalanche costs $0.12.