Solana vs Aptos

Solana and Aptos 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 byAnatoly YakovenkoAvery Ching
Native tokenSOLAPT
Consensus algorithmPoHPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)0.44
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.00025$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)7%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Solana faster than Aptos?

No, Solana only processes 65000 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is Solana cheaper than Aptos?

No, Solana has an average transaction fee of $0.00025, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.