Solana vs Cosmos

Solana 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 byAnatoly YakovenkoEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenSOLATOM
Consensus algorithmPoHPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256SHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)0.41
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.00025$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)7%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is Solana faster than Cosmos?

Yes, Solana can process 65000 transactions per second. Cosmos only processes up to 10000.

Is Solana cheaper than Cosmos?

Yes, Solana has an average transaction fee of $0.00025, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.