TON vs Monero

TON and Monero 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 DurovRiccardo Spagni
Native tokenTONXMR
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256randomx
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)5120
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.012375$0.001
Staking rewards (APR)6.85%%

High-level Comparisons

Is TON faster than Monero?

Yes, TON can process 1000000 transactions per second. Monero only processes up to 1700.

Is TON cheaper than Monero?

Yes, TON has an average transaction fee of $0.012375, whereas Monero costs $0.001.