Stellar vs TON

Stellar and TON 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 McCalebNikolai and Pavel Durov
Native tokenXLMTON
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmSCPKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)55
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$8.5e-9$0.012375
Staking rewards (APR)1%6.85%

High-level Comparisons

Is Stellar faster than TON?

No, Stellar only processes 200 transactions per second. TON processes up to 1000000.

Is Stellar cheaper than TON?

No, Stellar has an average transaction fee of $8.5e-9, whereas TON costs $0.012375.