TON vs Optimism

TON and Optimism 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 DurovJinglan Wang, Benjamin Jones, Karl Floersch, and Kevin Ho
Native tokenTONOP
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)52
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.012375$0.141
Staking rewards (APR)6.85%%

High-level Comparisons

Is TON faster than Optimism?

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

Is TON cheaper than Optimism?

Yes, TON has an average transaction fee of $0.012375, whereas Optimism costs $0.141.