|Created by||Gavin Wood, Robert Habermeier and Peter Czaban||Charles Hoskinson|
|Block time (secs)||6||20|
|Supports smart contracts||Yes||Yes|
|Average transaction fee||$0.08792||$0.18|
|Staking rewards (APR)||14.5%||5%|
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Is Polkadot faster than Cardano?
Yes, Polkadot processes 1000 transactions per second, whereas Cardano only processes 250.
Is Polkadot cheaper than Cardano?
Yes, Polkadot has an average transaction fee of $0.08792, whereas Cardano costs $0.18.