Tron vs Polkadot

Tron 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 byJustin SunGavin Wood, Robert Habermeier and Peter Czaban
Native tokenTRONDOT
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256BLAKE2
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)36
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.000005$0.08792
Staking rewards (APR)4.2%14.5%

High-level Comparisons

Is Tron faster than Polkadot?

Yes, Tron can process 2000 transactions per second. Polkadot only processes up to 1000.

Is Tron cheaper than Polkadot?

Yes, Tron has an average transaction fee of $0.000005, whereas Polkadot costs $0.08792.