TON vs Cardano

TON and Cardano 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 DurovCharles Hoskinson
Native tokenTONADA
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256EdDSA
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)520
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.012375$0.18
Staking rewards (APR)6.85%5%

High-level Comparisons

Is TON faster than Cardano?

Yes, TON can process 1000000 transactions per second. Cardano only processes up to 250.

Is TON cheaper than Cardano?

Yes, TON has an average transaction fee of $0.012375, whereas Cardano costs $0.18.