Stellar vs Solana

Stellar and Solana 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 McCalebAnatoly Yakovenko
Native tokenXLMSOL
Consensus algorithmPoSPoH
Hashing algorithmSCPSHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)50.4
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$8.5e-9$0.00025
Staking rewards (APR)1%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is Stellar faster than Solana?

No, Stellar only processes 200 transactions per second. Solana processes up to 65000.

Is Stellar cheaper than Solana?

No, Stellar has an average transaction fee of $8.5e-9, whereas Solana costs $0.00025.