Polygon vs Cosmos

Polygon 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 byJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo BjelicEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenMATICATOM
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256SHA-256
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)21
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.018$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)4.78%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Polygon faster than Cosmos?

No, Polygon only processes 7000 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is Polygon cheaper than Cosmos?

No, Polygon has an average transaction fee of $0.018, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.