It takes about eight months to mine one Bitcoin on a laptop. This is based on the current difficulty of mining and the average electricity cost.
The average time to mine one Bitcoin will continue to increase as the difficulty increases and as more people mine Bitcoin. If you want to learn more about how long it takes to mine one Bitcoin, read on.
The current difficulty of mining Bitcoin is 16,461,976,370,208. This means that on average it would take 16,461,976,370,208 attempts to find one valid hash. The current hashrate is 506,752 GH/s. This means that on average it would take 506,752 GH/s * 16,461,976,370,208 seconds to find one valid hash.
This converts to 1.058 years to find one valid hash.
At the current price of $8,200 per bitcoin, this means it would cost $66,560 to mine one bitcoin on a laptop. If we assume that the price of bitcoin will remain the same and that the difficulty will continue to increase at the same rate as it has been for the past year, it would take 2.
116 years to mine one bitcoin on a laptop.
Of course, these are just estimates based on current trends. The actual time it takes to mine one bitcoin could be less or more depending on future conditions.