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Measurements of Mobile Blockchain Execution Impact on Smartphone Battery

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Original languageEnglish
Article number66
Number of pages11
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jul 2020
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


This is a data descriptor paper for a set of the battery output data measurements during the turned on display discharge process caused by the execution of modern mobile blockchain projects on Android devices. The measurements were executed for Proof-of-Work (PoW) and Proof-of-Activity (PoA) consensus algorithms. In this descriptor, we give examples of Samsung Galaxy S9 operation while a broader range of measurements is available in the dataset. Examples provide the data about battery output current, output voltage, temperature, and status. We also show the measurements obtained utilizing short-range (IEEE 802.11n) and cellular (LTE) networks. This paper describes the proposed dataset and the method employed to gather the data. To provide a further understanding of the dataset’s nature, an analysis of the collected data is also briefly presented. This dataset may be of interest to both researchers from information security and human–computer interaction fields and industrial distributed ledger/blockchain developers.


  • Android, Blockchain, Distributed systems, Measurements, Proof-of-Activity, Proof-of-Work

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