Monero vs Stellar

Monero and Stellar 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 SpagniJed McCaleb
Native tokenXMRXLM
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmrandomxSCP
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)1205
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.001$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)0%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is Monero faster than Stellar?

Yes, Monero can process 1700 transactions per second. Stellar only processes up to 200.

Is Monero cheaper than Stellar?

Yes, Monero has an average transaction fee of $0.001, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.