XRP vs Cosmos

XRP and Cosmos 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 SchwartzEthan Buchman and Jae Kwon
Native tokenXRPATOM
Consensus algorithmRPCAPoS
Hashing algorithmRPCASHA-256
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)101
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.0002$0.01
Staking rewards (APR)3.03%25.4%

High-level Comparisons

Is XRP faster than Cosmos?

No, XRP only processes 1500 transactions per second. Cosmos processes up to 10000.

Is XRP cheaper than Cosmos?

No, XRP has an average transaction fee of $0.0002, whereas Cosmos costs $0.01.