CEX.IO VS Coinbase

UPDATED Aug. 2018

At the moment, there are more than a few highly popular and reputable cryptocurrency exchanges on the market. Although this is good news, it also makes the selection process more difficult. However, once you narrow your choice down to only two excellent exchanges, the hardest and longest part of the process is already over. This CEX.IO VS Coinbase comparison is designed to provide insight into the quality of service provided by both of these exchanges and allow you to make a quick and smart final decision.

Side by Side Comparison

Company Location
Founding Year
Supported Digital Currencies
Supported Fiat Currencies
Supported Payment Methods
Buying Limits
Selling Limits
Fees
Digital Wallet
Verification Methods
Supported Countries
Customer Support
Referral Program
UK
2013
BTC, ETH
USD, EUR, RUB, GBP
Visa, Master Card, Bank Transfer, Crypto Capital, and SEPA
10 BTC, 200 ETH
10 BTC, 200 ETH
maker-taker fees, deposit fees, withdrawal fees, margin trading fees, storage fees
yes
Identity and card verification
Available worldwide
email
yes
USA
2012
BTC, ETH, LTC
USD
bank transfers, credit cards, debit cards, bank wires
varies
varies
taker fee, conversion fee
yes
Identity and payment method
32 countries
email, chat
yes

Ratings

There are five major aspects of cryptocurrency exchange services that need to be taken into consideration when determining which exchange has more to offer to its clients. These include service quality, reflected in efficiency, reliability, and functionality, transparency, a necessary quality of all reputable, legitimate exchanges, the level of safety provided, along with a careful selection of verification methods, and the affordability of the fees. Scroll down to see which exchange received higher overall ratings based on our objective criteria.

Service Quality
Transparency
Fees
Safety
Verification
Final Rating9.1/109.6/10