N26 Crypto

Guide to cryptocurrency coins

N26 is here to help you trade crypto the convenient way — right from your banking app. Yet with so many coins out there, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why we created this guide to break down the many of the coins we have on offer. Here, you’ll find coins available on the N26 app, including a brief intro to several of the most popular coins on the market. We’ll keep adding more coins as N26 Crypto grows, so stay tuned!

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Almost 200
cryptocurrencies available
to start trading
fee on Bitcoin with N26 Metal

*The N26 Metal crypto fee discounts only apply to trading amounts up to €5,000 (including fees on purchasing and excluding fees on selling crypto) per calendar month. Above this amount, standard fees apply: 1.5% on Bitcoin and 2.5% on all other coins (fees are always rounded up to the nearest full cent—to a maximum of one cent—which may lead to a slight increase of the fee percentage shown in an order preview. Deviations for special coins are possible). The fees and cryptocurrency prices shown on the N26 app for every transaction and including a possible spread are not determined by N26 but provided by Bitpanda Asset Management GmbH. N26's liability is expressly excluded for any claim or damage arising from the formation of the prices of the assets offered by Bitpanda.

Ripple (XRP)

Ripple (XRP) is a blockchain-based payment platform with its own cryptocurrency bearing the same name. XRP acts as a bridge between two different currencies to offer cheaper, quicker, and more energy-efficient global transfers. It’s considered one of the most valuable currencies based on market cap.

Cardano (ADA)

Cardano is a blockchain platform based on peer-reviewed academic research. It promises a more scalable and sustainable alternative to its biggest crypto competitors.

Avalanche (AVAX)

AVAX is the native cryptocurrency of Avalanche, an open-source, blockchain-powered network. Thanks to its smart contract capability, Avalanche hosts a growing number of decentralized apps.

Dogecoin (DOGE)

Dogecoin (DOGE) is an open-source cryptocurrency that takes its name (and furry mascot) from the popular “doge” meme. Tweets from one of its most prominent supporters, Elon Musk, led Dogecoin’s price to skyrocket in early 2021.

Other coins available on N26 Crypto

  • Algorand (ALGO).

    Algorand (ALGO)

    Algorand is a decentralized open-source blockchain project built for scalability. It aims to combine high security with a fast and frictionless experience for users

  • Chainlink (LINK).

    Chainlink (LINK)

    Chainlink’s decentralized oracle network aims to connect smart contracts to real-world data with tamper-proof technology.

  • Cosmos (ATOM).

    Cosmos (ATOM)

    Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent parallel blockchains — a network of networks, really. ATOM is its native coin.

  • Ethereum Classic (ETC).

    Ethereum Classic (ETC)

    Not to be confused with Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic is the unforked version of the original Ethereum blockchain.

  • Litecoin (LTC).

    Litecoin (LTC)

    Sometimes referred to as the “silver to Bitcoin’s gold,” Litecoin is one of the oldest and most recognizable open-source cryptocurrencies.

  • Polkadot (DOT).

    Polkadot (DOT)

    Polkadot seeks to enable cross-blockchain transfers of any type of data or asset. DOT is its native token.

  • Stellar (XLM).

    Stellar (XLM)

    Stellar is a decentralized, open-source protocol that provides a payments infrastructure for cross-border currency transfers. Its native tokens are called Lumens (XLM).

  • Tezos (XTZ).

    Tezos (XTZ)

    Tezos is an energy-efficient blockchain that supports smart contracts. It’s designed to be more secure and scalable than other popular blockchains.

Almost 200 coins available to trade today

With N26 Crypto, you can trade nearly 200 cryptocurrencies directly from your N26 app. In addition to all the coins listed here, we’ve got tons of others — from Arweave to Zilliqa, and everything in between. Plus — we’re adding new coins all the time! Discover IoTeX, ICON, and Kadena — and so much more.

Finding all these coins difficult to keep track of? We've got you! Filter and search to narrow your options, and build your watchlist to keep a closer eye on the coins you're most interested in.

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Continue your crypto journey

Want to learn more? We’ve got your back with an extensive library of educational content covering all the basics. Start with our guides to cryptocurrency and blockchain for beginners, then check out the pros and cons of cryptocurrency and learn more about the risks.

For a deeper dive, we’ve got guides to everything from NFTs to crypto mining and staking. Get up-to-date info every day right in the app, where you can track the coins that have made the top gains and losses in the last 24 hours.

A word before getting started

The market for crypto assets and the purchase of crypto assets constitute a high risk. Crypto assets are subject to high fluctuations in value, and there is no real underlying asset. Declines in value or a rapid, complete loss of the money spent are possible at any time. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. 

The statements above do not constitute investment advice. 

N26 Crypto is powered by Bitpanda Asset Management GmbH.

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FAQs about crypto coins

What is a cryptocurrency coin?

A cryptocurrency coin is one unit of any currency that exists virtually. Cryptocurrency coins are secured by cryptography. Though different coins may have different uses, many coins may be used to trade, store value, or buy certain goods and services.

What are altcoins?

Altcoins is the term for all cryptocurrencies that aren't Bitcoin. They're called altcoins because they are considered "alternatives" to Bitcoin, and many altcoins aim to improve or iterate on certain aspects of Bitcoin. There are now thousands of altcoins available with different uses (and potential uses). Some popular altcoins include Ethereum (ETH) and Cardano (ADA), both of which can be purchased with N26 Crypto.

What's the difference between a cryptocurrency and a token?

The main difference between a token and a cryptocurrency is that tokens don't have their own blockchain. They're non-native assets and need to use the infrastructure of another blockchain.

What types of cryptocurrencies are there?

There are two categories of cryptocurrencies: coins and tokens.

Which coins can I buy with N26 Crypto?

With N26 Crypto, you can buy and sell almost 200 coins directly within your N26 app. Current coin offerings include some of the biggest cryptocurrencies by market cap, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, and many more. Be sure to do your research on the different types of cryptocurrencies before trading crypto, as each project may have its pros and cons to consider.

How does N26 select coins?

Our partner Bitpanda constantly monitors the market and picks among the coins with the highest market capitalization. They then analyze the legitimacy of each coin, and evaluate them to make sure they live up to legal and compliance standards.

I don’t see a specific coin on N26. Will it ever be available?

N26’s selection of coins is based on that of our partner, Bitpanda. We will continually add new coins, so stay tuned for updates.

What is Bitpanda?

Bitpanda Asset Management GmbH is a Germany-based financial services provider that offers trading, custody, management and protection of crypto assets. N26 has partnered with Bitpanda to offer N26 Crypto, an easy way to trade almost 200 cryptocurrencies directly from your N26 app.