Polygon vs. XRP

In this article we'll compare Polygon and XRP. This is an indepth review that considers many metrics.


Created byJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo BjelicJed McCaleb, Arthur Britto and David Schwartz
Native tokenMATICXRP
Consensus algorithmPoSRPCA
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256RPCA
Supports EVMYesNo
Block time (secs)210
Supports smart contractsYesNo
Average transaction fee$0.018$0.0002
Staking rewards (APR)4.78%3.03%

Table of Contents

  1. Is Polygon faster than XRP?
  2. Is Polygon cheaper than XRP?


Is Polygon faster than XRP?

Yes, Polygon processes 7000 transactions per second, whereas XRP only processes 1500.

Is Polygon cheaper than XRP?

Yes, Polygon has an average transaction fee of $0.018, whereas XRP costs $0.0002.