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On this page, you can compare Kraken with OKX. Which exchange is better to use? You can compare exchange characteristics, fees, trading features, safety, and social media presence.

At the end of this page, you can see our final ratings for both exchanges.

In the table below you can see general information on both exchanges. Kraken was founded in 2011 in USA. OKX was founded in 2017 in Belize.

When choosing an exchange for trading, you should take into account how long it has been an active market player. Older exchanges usually have a good reputation and tend to be more reliable. It may be a good decision to use the older exchange, which is Kraken. At the same time, newer projects may be more technologically advanced.

You should also pay attention to where the exchange is located. Some countries have strict financial regulations, which makes it difficult to seek court assistance when needed.

Kraken is Centralized and OKX is Centralized. You can read more about the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized exchanges in this article.

Kraken has a mobile app available for iOS and Android. OKX has a mobile app available for iOS and Android.

Kraken has 14 languages available, including English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian and Taiwanese. OKX has 5 languages available, including English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese.

Company
logo-img OKX
User rating User rating 3.4 / 5 21 user reviews User rating 4 / 5 5 user reviews
Cryptogeek rating Cryptogeek rating 4 / 5 Cryptogeek rating 4.2 / 5
Trust Score How it works Trust Score 4.08 / 5 Trust Score 4.29 / 5

User rating

3.4 / 5 21 user reviews 4 / 5 5 user reviews

Cryptogeek rating

4 / 5 4.2 / 5

Trust Score

How it works
4.08 / 5 4.29 / 5

About

Kraken was founded back in 2011 but was officially opened two years later. It is one of the oldest active cryptocurrency exchanges. Kraken provides efficient trading opportunities in numerous Fiat currencies. It is currently holding the world leadership in terms of Bitcoin to Euro trading volumes. The exchange supports both crypto and Fiat deposits as well as withdrawals.
OKX was launched in 2017 in Belize by OKEX Technology Company Limited. It was announced in 2018, that the platform was going to open headquarters in Malta, in order to have an opportunity to provide service for users in over 100 countries.

Founding Date

2011 2017

Country

USA Belize

Type

Centralized Centralized

Languages

English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian, Taiwanese English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese

Mobile app

iOS, Android iOS, Android

Full address

Payward Trading Ltd c/o SHRM Trustees (BVI) Limited Trinity Chambers, P.O. Box 4301 Road Town, Tortola, VG1110 British Virgin Islands Suite 202, 2nd Floor, Eden Plaza, Eden Island, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

Fees

< 50,000$: 0.16% Maker | 0.26% Taker
< 100,000$: 0.14% Maker | 0.24% Taker
< 250,000$: 0.12% Maker | 0.22% Taker
< 500,000$: 0.10% Maker | 0.20% Taker
< 1,000,000$: 0.08% Maker | 0.18% Taker
< 2,500,000$: 0.06% Maker | 0.16% Taker
< 5,000,000$: 0.04% Maker | 0.14% Taker
< 10,000,000$: 0.02% Maker | 0.12% Taker
> 10,000,000$: 0.00% Maker | 0.10% Taker

Full fee schedule:
https://www.kraken.com/en-us/features/fee-schedule
https://support.kraken.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000767986-Cryptocurrency-withdrawal-fees-and-minimums
0.0005 Withdrawal Fee • 0.10% Taker Fee • 0.08% Maker Fee

Full fee schedule: https://www.okex.com/ru/fees.html
About
Kraken was founded back in 2011 but was officially opened two years later. It is one of the oldest active cryptocurrency exchanges. Kraken provides efficient trading opportunities in numerous Fiat currencies. It is currently holding the world leadership in terms of Bitcoin to Euro trading volumes. The exchange supports both crypto and Fiat deposits as well as withdrawals.
OKX was launched in 2017 in Belize by OKEX Technology Company Limited. It was announced in 2018, that the platform was going to open headquarters in Malta, in order to have an opportunity to provide service for users in over 100 countries.
Founding Date Founding Date 2011 Founding Date 2017
Country Country USA Country Belize
Type Type Centralized Type Centralized
Languages Languages English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian, Taiwanese Languages English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese
Mobile app Mobile app iOS, Android Mobile app iOS, Android
Full address Full address Payward Trading Ltd c/o SHRM Trustees (BVI) Limited Trinity Chambers, P.O. Box 4301 Road Town, Tortola, VG1110 British Virgin Islands Full address Suite 202, 2nd Floor, Eden Plaza, Eden Island, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
Fees Fees < 50,000$: 0.16% Maker | 0.26% Taker
< 100,000$: 0.14% Maker | 0.24% Taker
< 250,000$: 0.12% Maker | 0.22% Taker
< 500,000$: 0.10% Maker | 0.20% Taker
< 1,000,000$: 0.08% Maker | 0.18% Taker
< 2,500,000$: 0.06% Maker | 0.16% Taker
< 5,000,000$: 0.04% Maker | 0.14% Taker
< 10,000,000$: 0.02% Maker | 0.12% Taker
> 10,000,000$: 0.00% Maker | 0.10% Taker

Full fee schedule:
https://www.kraken.com/en-us/features/fee-schedule
https://support.kraken.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000767986-Cryptocurrency-withdrawal-fees-and-minimums
Fees 0.0005 Withdrawal Fee • 0.10% Taker Fee • 0.08% Maker Fee

Full fee schedule: https://www.okex.com/ru/fees.html

Trading

Kraken trading volume is 90,468,680.0. The exchange has 99 available trading pairs. Fiat trading is available on the exchange. Margin trading is available.

OKX trading volume is 690,648,987.0. The exchange has 391 available trading pairs. Fiat trading is not available on the exchange. Margin trading is available.

Please note: The bigger number of available trading pairs provides you with more trading opportunities, but may cause technological shortcomings at the same time.

Volume

90468680 690648987

Pairs

99 391

Coins

26 171

Fiat trading

-

Deposit

Depends on currency and volume Free

Fees

Percentage Percentage

Margin

Volume Volume 90468680 Volume 690648987
Pairs Pairs 99 Pairs 391
Coins Coins 26 Coins 171
Fiat trading Fiat trading Fiat trading -
Deposit Deposit Depends on currency and volume Deposit Free
Fees Fees Percentage Fees Percentage
Margin Margin Margin

Safety

Two factor authentication

Verified

Verified Verified
Two factor authentication Two factor authentication Two factor authentication
Verified Verified Verified Verified Verified

Social

Website

r.kraken.com www.okx.cab

Twitter

Krakenfx @OKEx

Number of followers

376000 179202
Website Website r.kraken.com Website www.okx.cab
Twitter Twitter Krakenfx Twitter @OKEx
Number of followers Number of followers 376000 Number of followers 179202

Rating

User rating User rating 3.4 / 5 21 user reviews User rating 4 / 5 5 user reviews
Cryptogeek rating Cryptogeek rating 4 / 5 Cryptogeek rating 4.2 / 5

Cryptogeek summary

Kraken user rating is 3.4, based on 21 user reviews. OKX user rating is 4, based on 5 user reviews.

We also calculate the special Cryptogeek TrustScore based on the characteristics of each exchange.

We choose the winner based on our TrustScore Rating. Please remember, it’s still up to you which company to choose! How do we calculate Trust Score?
We choose the winner based on our TrustScore Rating. Please remember, it’s still up to you which company to choose! How do we calculate Trust Score?
Trust Score: 4.08 / 5
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Trust Score: 4.29 / 5
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On this page, you can compare Kraken with OKX. Which exchange is better to use? You can compare exchange characteristics, fees, trading features, safety, and social media presence.

At the end of this page, you can see our final ratings for both exchanges.

In the table below you can see general information on both exchanges. Kraken was founded in 2011 in USA. OKX was founded in 2017 in Belize.

When choosing an exchange for trading, you should take into account how long it has been an active market player. Older exchanges usually have a good reputation and tend to be more reliable. It may be a good decision to use the older exchange, which is Kraken. At the same time, newer projects may be more technologically advanced.

You should also pay attention to where the exchange is located. Some countries have strict financial regulations, which makes it difficult to seek court assistance when needed.

Kraken is Centralized and OKX is Centralized. You can read more about the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized exchanges in this article.

Kraken has a mobile app available for iOS and Android. OKX has a mobile app available for iOS and Android.

Kraken has 14 languages available, including English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian and Taiwanese. OKX has 5 languages available, including English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese.