Litecoin vs Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency
Launch Date October 7th, 2011 January 3rd, 2009
Creator Charles Lee Satoshi Nakamoto
Protocol Proof-of-Work Proof-of-Work
Algorithm Scrypt SHA-256
Average Block Time 2.5 Minutes 10 Minutes
Block Halving Every 840,000 Blocks Every 210,000 Blocks
Max Total Coins 84,000,000 21,000,000