TON vs Arbitrum

TON 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 byNikolai and Pavel DurovGermans Gedgauds
Native tokenTONETH
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)513
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.012375$0.101
Staking rewards (APR)6.85%%

High-level Comparisons

Is TON faster than Arbitrum?

Yes, TON can process 1000000 transactions per second. Arbitrum only processes up to 4000.

Is TON cheaper than Arbitrum?

Yes, TON has an average transaction fee of $0.012375, whereas Arbitrum costs $0.101.