Polkadot vs Tron

Polkadot 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 byGavin Wood, Robert Habermeier and Peter CzabanJustin Sun
Native tokenDOTTRON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmBLAKE2KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)63
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.08792$0.000005
Staking rewards (APR)14.5%4.2%

High-level Comparisons

Is Polkadot faster than Tron?

No, Polkadot only processes 1000 transactions per second. Tron processes up to 2000.

Is Polkadot cheaper than Tron?

No, Polkadot has an average transaction fee of $0.08792, whereas Tron costs $0.000005.