Tron vs Optimism

Tron 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 byJustin SunJinglan Wang, Benjamin Jones, Karl Floersch, and Kevin Ho
Native tokenTRONOP
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)32
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.000005$0.141
Staking rewards (APR)4.2%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Tron faster than Optimism?

No, Tron only processes 2000 transactions per second. Optimism processes up to 4000.

Is Tron cheaper than Optimism?

No, Tron has an average transaction fee of $0.000005, whereas Optimism costs $0.141.