Optimism vs Tron

Optimism and Tron 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 byJinglan Wang, Benjamin Jones, Karl Floersch, and Kevin HoJustin Sun
Native tokenOPTRON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)23
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.141$0.000005
Staking rewards (APR)0%4.2%

High-level Comparisons

Is Optimism faster than Tron?

Yes, Optimism can process 4000 transactions per second. Tron only processes up to 2000.

Is Optimism cheaper than Tron?

Yes, Optimism has an average transaction fee of $0.141, whereas Tron costs $0.000005.