TON vs Polkadot

TON and Polkadot 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 DurovGavin Wood, Robert Habermeier and Peter Czaban
Native tokenTONDOT
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256BLAKE2
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)56
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.012375$0.08792
Staking rewards (APR)6.85%14.5%

High-level Comparisons

Is TON faster than Polkadot?

Yes, TON can process 1000000 transactions per second. Polkadot only processes up to 1000.

Is TON cheaper than Polkadot?

Yes, TON has an average transaction fee of $0.012375, whereas Polkadot costs $0.08792.