Real-Time TPS

Aptos TPS is 116X more than Polkadot TPS

9.8 tx/s
0.08 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Aptos max TPS is 67X more than Polkadot max TPS

7,480 tx/s
112 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Aptos max theoretical TPS is 107X more than Polkadot max theoretical TPS

160,000 tx/s
1,500 tx/s

Block Time

Aptos block time is 95.63% less than Polkadot block time


Time to Finality (TTF)

Aptos TTF is 98.5% less than Polkadot TTF



Aptos and Polkadot are both layer 1 blockchains

Layer 1 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

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


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About Blockchains

What is Aptos?

Aptos is a Layer 1 blockchain platform focused on safety and scalability, driving growth within a decentralized network and developer ecosystem with the Move programming language.

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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