Monero vs Cosmos

Monero and Cosmos 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 SpagniEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenXMRATOM
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmrandomxSHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)1201
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.001$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)0%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Monero faster than Cosmos?

No, Monero only processes 1700 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is Monero cheaper than Cosmos?

No, Monero has an average transaction fee of $0.001, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.