|Created by||Gavin Wood, Robert Habermeier and Peter Czaban||Jinglan Wang, Benjamin Jones, Karl Floersch, and Kevin Ho|
|Block time (secs)||6||2|
|Supports smart contracts||Yes||Yes|
|Average transaction fee||$0.08792||$0.141|
|Staking rewards (APR)||14.5%||%|
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Is Polkadot faster than Optimism?
No, Polkadot processes 1000 transactions per second and Optimism processes 4000.
Is Polkadot cheaper than Optimism?
No, Polkadot has an average transaction fee of $0.08792, whereas Optimism costs $0.141.