TRON is a decentralized, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality and its own native cryptocurrency, known as Tronix (TRX). The TRON network supports high throughput, high scalability, and high availability for all dApps made on its ecosystem.

Networks Mainnet, Nile Testnet
Released 2018
Consensus Delegated Proof of stake (DPoS)
Smart contracts Yes
Block time 3 seconds
Smart contract language(s) supported Solidity
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Accelerating the decentralization

One of the main motivations behind the development of TRON was to be an innovative solution to the issues of Bitcoin and Ethereum— namely low transaction throughput times, high transaction fees, and lack of scalability.