XRP vs Tron

XRP and Tron 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 SchwartzJustin Sun
Native tokenXRPTRON
Consensus algorithmRPCAPoS
Hashing algorithmRPCAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)103
Supports smart contractsNoYes
Average transaction fee$0.0002$0.000005
Staking rewards (APR)3.03%4.2%

High-level Comparisons

Is XRP faster than Tron?

No, XRP only processes 1500 transactions per second. Tron processes up to 2000.

Is XRP cheaper than Tron?

No, XRP has an average transaction fee of $0.0002, whereas Tron costs $0.000005.