Network Information

* Statistics and values compiled from CoinMarketCap:
Birthdate: October 28, 2016
Latest release: Overwinter
Transaction Size: unshielded, 500 bytes; shielded, 2,000 bytes
Protocol Fork: Fork of Bitcoin code base
Algorithm: Equihash
Mining: Proof of work
Block size: 2MB
Block time: 2.5 min
Current ZEC mined per block: 12.5
Active Nodes: See for a map and details
Default fee: 0.0001 ZEC

Release Date:
Oct. 28, 2018 (projected)

Activation Block Height: 419200
  • Performance for shielded addresses
  • Decoupled spend authority
  • Improved keys


Release Date:
June 25, 2018

Activation Block Height: 347500


Release Date:
October 28, 2016

Network Upgrade Sapling will activate at block 419200, to be mined 2018-10-28 12:00 assuming 150 seconds/block