Real-Time TPS

Polkadot TPS is 99.72% less than BNB Chain TPS

0.15 tx/s
52.27 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Polkadot max TPS is 93.53% less than BNB Chain max TPS

112 tx/s
1,731 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Polkadot max theoretical TPS is 32.49% less than BNB Chain max theoretical TPS

1,500 tx/s
2,222 tx/s

Block Time

Polkadot block time is 2X more than BNB Chain block time


Time to Finality (TTF)

Polkadot TTF is 8X more than BNB Chain TTF



Polkadot and BNB Chain are both layer 1 blockchains

Layer 1 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

The governance types of Polkadot and BNB Chain are both on-chain


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 BNB Chain?

The BNB Chain, formerly known as Binance Smart Chain (BSC), is a blockchain platform introduced by the cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Its native token, BNB, serves various roles within the ecosystem. BNB acts as the network's transaction fuel, similar to gas on Ethereum, and grants users governance rights to participate in on-chain decision-making. In September 2020, Binance introduced the BNB Smart Chain alongside the BNB Beacon Chain, extending BNB's functionality. The BNB Smart Chain supports smart contracts and staking, offering an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible infrastructure. This dual-chain design aims to provide a high-performance, cost-effective environment for the blockchain community, ensuring compatibility with existing Ethereum tools and dApps while improving scalability and user experience.

Blockchains Socials

Polkadot Socials

BNB Chain Socials