XRP vs Aptos

XRP and Aptos are two popular blockchains. In this article we'll compare them across a variety of metrics. Both blockchains have their own strengths and weaknesses, and we'll explore them below.

Table of Contents

  1. Metrics
  2. Comparison

Comparing Metrics

Created byJed McCaleb, Arthur Britto and David SchwartzAvery Ching
Native tokenXRPAPT
Consensus algorithmRPCAPoS
Hashing algorithmRPCAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)104
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.0002$0.0000012
Staking rewards (APR)3.03%7%

High-level Comparisons

Is XRP faster than Aptos?

No, XRP only processes 1500 transactions per second. Aptos processes up to 160000.

Is XRP cheaper than Aptos?

No, XRP has an average transaction fee of $0.0002, whereas Aptos costs $0.0000012.