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What is the TRON Network?​

Here are 5 key points about TRON (TRX):

  • TRON boasts high transaction throughput, capable of handling thousands of transactions per second. This scalability enables fast and efficient processing of transactions on the TRON network.

  • Smart contracts on TRON are written in Solidity, similar to Ethereum, and can facilitate various functionalities, including token creation, decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, gaming, and more.

  • TRON utilizes a Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) consensus mechanism to secure its network and validate transactions.

  • The native cryptocurrency on the TRON Network is called Tronix (TRX). TRX plays a central role in facilitating transactions, powering smart contracts, and enabling governance within the TRON ecosystem.

  • TRX token holders can participate in decision-making processes related to network upgrades, protocol changes, and ecosystem developments.


Learn more about the TRON Network by reading the Gem Wallet Learn article:
What Is The TRON Blockchain?

TRON on Gem Wallet​

Gem Wallet has the following features enabled for TRON:

  • Buy TRON (TRX) with fiat using debit/credit cards.
  • Store TRON (TRX) and TRC20 tokens securely.
  • Send and Receive TRX and TRC20 tokens natively.

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What are TRC20 Tokens on TRON?​

  • TRC20 tokens are smart contract-based tokens created and deployed on the TRON blockchain.
  • Similar to ERC20 tokens on Ethereum, TRC20 tokens are fungible tokens with standardized features and functionalities.
  • TRC20 tokens have a wide range of use cases within the TRON ecosystem, including but not limited to digital currencies, stablecoins, utility tokens for decentralized applications (dApps), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and tokenized assets.

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Learn more about TRC20 Tokens from this Gem Wallet Learn article:
What Is TRC20 and What You Need to Know About Tokens on the Tron Blockchain

How to Get TRON?​

Here are some ways to acquire some TRON (TRX):

  • Buy TRON (TRX) directly on the Gem Wallet app.
  • Receive TRX with the unique TRON address on the Gem Wallet app.

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Transaction Fees on the TRON Network​

The fees on TRON are summarized as follows:

  • Users conducting transactions on the TRON network are required to pay fees denominated in TRX.
  • In addition to transaction fees, users may need to expend bandwidth and energy to execute smart contracts and interact with decentralized applications (dApps) on the TRON network.
  • Users can freeze their TRX tokens to obtain bandwidth and energy, which allows them to interact with the TRON network. (New Feature to be added soon)

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How to Check TRON (TRX) Balance?​

Gem Wallet app connects to the TRON Network to show the TRX balance on your wallet. Tap on the 3 dots at the upper right corner, then tap on View address on TRONScan.

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TRONScan is the default TRX explorer of Gem Wallet. You can manually check balances and transactions by going to TRONScan and search for your TRX address.