TON vs Polygon

TON and Polygon 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 DurovJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo Bjelic
Native tokenTONMATIC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)52
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.012375$0.018
Staking rewards (APR)6.85%4.78%

High-level Comparisons

Is TON faster than Polygon?

Yes, TON can process 1000000 transactions per second. Polygon only processes up to 7000.

Is TON cheaper than Polygon?

Yes, TON has an average transaction fee of $0.012375, whereas Polygon costs $0.018.