Tron vs Polygon

Tron 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 byJustin SunJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo Bjelic
Native tokenTRONMATIC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)32
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.000005$0.018
Staking rewards (APR)4.2%4.78%

High-level Comparisons

Is Tron faster than Polygon?

No, Tron only processes 2000 transactions per second. Polygon processes up to 7000.

Is Tron cheaper than Polygon?

No, Tron has an average transaction fee of $0.000005, whereas Polygon costs $0.018.