A team of engineers from C-Lab, a subdivision of the South Korean giant Samsung, introduced a cryptocurrency export unit consisting of 40 old Galaxy S5 as part of the program for processing old smartphones called “Upcycling”. This is written by Motherboard.
Galaxy S5 mining farm
Engineers combined forty old Galaxy S5 smartphones and created for them an operating system optimized for the crypto currency mining. According to the developers, eight smartphones can work with much greater energy efficiency than a pc with medium performance characteristics.
Samsung Galaxy S5 mining farm
Mining farm was presented at a developer conference in San Francisco. In the future, C-Lab plans to release free software that will "unlock the potential of older devices" even better.