Real-Time TPS


Algorand TPS is 70X more than Polkadot TPS

10.19 tx/s
0.15 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Algorand max TPS is 51X more than Polkadot max TPS

5,716 tx/s
112 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS


Algorand max theoretical TPS is 6.26X more than Polkadot max theoretical TPS

9,384 tx/s
1,500 tx/s

Block Time


Algorand block time is 52.43% less than Polkadot block time

2.87s
6.04s

Time to Finality (TTF)


Algorand TTF is 100% less than Polkadot TTF

0s
1m

Type


Algorand and Polkadot are both layer 1 blockchains

Layer 1 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


The governance types of Algorand and Polkadot are both on-chain

On-chain
On-chain

Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

What is Algorand?


Algorand emerges as a blockchain platform committed to fostering transparency and enabling the growth of decentralized projects and applications. Operating as a public, decentralized blockchain, it leverages a Pure Proof-of-Stake (PPoS) consensus mechanism to uphold network security, efficiency, and decentralization. Powered by the Algorand Consensus Algorithm, the network employs a combination of cryptographic techniques and random selection to attain consensus, effectively addressing the constraints of traditional consensus mechanisms.

What is Polkadot?


Polkadot stands out among other blockchain projects for its focus on enhancing the foundational infrastructure of dApps. It aims to enable interoperability between blockchain ecosystems, facilitating seamless communication without intermediaries. Functioning as a "network of networks," Polkadot utilizes parachains — specialized blockchains with unique functionalities and tokens — to enable interaction between diverse blockchain architectures. Powered by the nominated proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm and drawing inspiration from the Ouroboros protocol, Polkadot offers a robust framework for building interconnected and scalable decentralized systems.

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