XRP vs Stellar

XRP and Stellar 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 SchwartzJed McCaleb
Native tokenXRPXLM
Consensus algorithmRPCAPoS
Hashing algorithmRPCASCP
Supports EVMNoNo
Block time (secs)105
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.0002$8.5e-9
Staking rewards (APR)3.03%1%

High-level Comparisons

Is XRP faster than Stellar?

Yes, XRP can process 1500 transactions per second. Stellar only processes up to 200.

Is XRP cheaper than Stellar?

Yes, XRP has an average transaction fee of $0.0002, whereas Stellar costs $8.5e-9.