Monero vs XRP

Monero and XRP 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, Arthur Britto and David Schwartz
Native tokenXMRXRP
Consensus algorithmPoWRPCA
Hashing algorithmrandomxRPCA
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)12010
Supports smart contractsNoNo
Average transaction fee$0.001$0.0002
Staking rewards (APR)0%3.03%

High-level Comparisons

Is Monero faster than XRP?

Yes, Monero can process 1700 transactions per second. XRP only processes up to 1500.

Is Monero cheaper than XRP?

Yes, Monero has an average transaction fee of $0.001, whereas XRP costs $0.0002.