Solana vs Stellar

Solana and Stellar 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 YakovenkoJed McCaleb
Native tokenSOLXLM
Consensus algorithmPoHPoS
Hashing algorithmSHA-256SCP
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)0.45
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.00025$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)7%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is Solana faster than Stellar?

Yes, Solana can process 65000 transactions per second. Stellar only processes up to 200.

Is Solana cheaper than Stellar?

Yes, Solana has an average transaction fee of $0.00025, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.