XRP vs. Polygon

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


Created byJed McCaleb, Arthur Britto and David SchwartzJaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwa, Anurag Arjun, and Mihailo Bjelic
Native tokenXRPMATIC
Consensus algorithmRPCAPoS
Hashing algorithmRPCAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)102
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.0002$0.018
Staking rewards (APR)3.03%4.78%

Table of Contents

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


Is XRP faster than Polygon?

No, XRP processes 1500 transactions per second and Polygon processes 7000.

Is XRP cheaper than Polygon?

No, XRP has an average transaction fee of $0.0002, whereas Polygon costs $0.018.