Tron vs XRP

Tron and XRP 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 SunJed McCaleb, Arthur Britto and David Schwartz
Native tokenTRONXRP
Consensus algorithmPoSRPCA
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256RPCA
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)310
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.000005$0.0002
Staking rewards (APR)4.2%3.03%

High-level Comparisons

Is Tron faster than XRP?

Yes, Tron can process 2000 transactions per second. XRP only processes up to 1500.

Is Tron cheaper than XRP?

Yes, Tron has an average transaction fee of $0.000005, whereas XRP costs $0.0002.