Monero vs Cardano

Monero and Cardano 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 SpagniCharles Hoskinson
Native tokenXMRADA
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmrandomxEdDSA
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)12020
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.001$0.18
Staking rewards (APR)0%5%

High-level Comparisons

Is Monero faster than Cardano?

Yes, Monero can process 1700 transactions per second. Cardano only processes up to 250.

Is Monero cheaper than Cardano?

Yes, Monero has an average transaction fee of $0.001, whereas Cardano costs $0.18.