Real-Time TPS


Polkadot TPS is 99.32% less than Aptos TPS

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0.08 tx/s
Aptos logo
11.19 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Polkadot max TPS is 98.5% less than Aptos max TPS

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112 tx/s
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7,480 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS


Polkadot max theoretical TPS is 99.06% less than Aptos max theoretical TPS

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

Block Time


Polkadot block time is 28X more than Aptos block time

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6.06s
Aptos logo
0.22s

Finality


Polkadot finality is 67X more than Aptos finality

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1m
Aptos logo
0.9s

Type


Polkadot and Aptos are both layer 1 blockchains

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Layer 1 blockchain
Aptos logo
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


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

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On-chain
Aptos logo
On-chain

Launch Date


Polkadot was launched 2 years before Aptos

Polkadot
May 26, 2020
Aptos
Oct 12, 2022

Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

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.

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.

Blockchains Socials

Polkadot Socials


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