|Created by||Gavin Wood, Robert Habermeier and Peter Czaban||Vitalik Buterin|
|Block time (secs)||6||12|
|Supports smart contracts||Yes||Yes|
|Average transaction fee||$0.08792||$17.48|
|Staking rewards (APR)||14.5%||3.31%|
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Is Polkadot faster than Ethereum?
Yes, Polkadot processes 1000 transactions per second, whereas Ethereum only processes 27.
Is Polkadot cheaper than Ethereum?
Yes, Polkadot has an average transaction fee of $0.08792, whereas Ethereum costs $17.48.