Stellar vs Arbitrum

Stellar and Arbitrum 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 byJed McCalebGermans Gedgauds
Native tokenXLMETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSCPKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)513
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$8.5e-9$0.101
Staking rewards (APR)1%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Stellar faster than Arbitrum?

No, Stellar only processes 200 transactions per second. Arbitrum processes up to 4000.

Is Stellar cheaper than Arbitrum?

No, Stellar has an average transaction fee of $8.5e-9, whereas Arbitrum costs $0.101.