By Eshwar ;) | Money Spotlight | 15 Jul 2022

The cryptocurrency world is full of debate and controversy. One of the biggest debates is between Bitcoin and XRP. Both are popular cryptocurrencies with a lot of fans, but which one is better?

Bitcoin is based on blockchain technology, whereas Ripple uses a distributed consensus ledger with a network of validating servers and crypto tokens called XRP.

While Bitcoin is a digital currency developed to be used to pay for goods and services, Ripple is a payment settlement, currency exchange, and remittance system designed for banks and payment networks.

Bitcoin is the first and original cryptocurrency and is still one of the most popular cryptocurrency. It has the most name recognition and is accepted by more businesses. Bitcoin is also very scarce, with only 21 million ever being mined.

XRP is a newer cryptocurrency, but it has already become the second largest by market cap(then, not now). XRP is faster and more efficient than Bitcoin, with Transaction times of just 4 seconds. XRP is also more centralised than Bitcoin, with the majority of XRP held by Ripple.

So, which one is better? It depends on what you’re looking for. If you want a more established cryptocurrency with more name recognition, then Bitcoin is the better choice. If you’re looking for a faster and more efficient cryptocurrency, then XRP is the better choice.

Because of its faster processing times and lower transaction fees, the Ripple system outperforms the bitcoin network. BTC, on the other hand, is more widely used and recognised than XRP, giving it an advantage in other ways.

XRP is faster than bitcoin around three to five seconds. Several industry experts predict that Ripple's XRP will be the next big thing due to large gains. XRP is a great investment, but it has a high risk (Ripple v/s SEC lawsuit) and also a higher reward. 

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Eshwar ;)
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