Stellar vs Avalanche

Stellar and Avalanche 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 McCalebEmin Gün Sirer, Kevin Sekniqi, and Ted Yin
Native tokenXLMAVAX
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSCPKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)52
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$8.5e-9$0.12
Staking rewards (APR)1%8.96%

High-level Comparisons

Is Stellar faster than Avalanche?

No, Stellar only processes 200 transactions per second. Avalanche processes up to 4500.

Is Stellar cheaper than Avalanche?

No, Stellar has an average transaction fee of $8.5e-9, whereas Avalanche costs $0.12.