Polygon vs Tron

Polygon 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 byJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo BjelicJustin Sun
Native tokenMATICTRON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)23
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.018$0.000005
Staking rewards (APR)4.78%4.2%

High-level Comparisons

Is Polygon faster than Tron?

Yes, Polygon can process 7000 transactions per second. Tron only processes up to 2000.

Is Polygon cheaper than Tron?

Yes, Polygon has an average transaction fee of $0.018, whereas Tron costs $0.000005.