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Difference between Microprocessor and Microcontroller

Learn Difference and Comparison between Microprocessor and Microcontroller.

Microprocessor Microcontroller
Microprocessor assimilates the function of a Central Processing Unit (CPU) on to a single integrated circuit. Microcontroller is considered a small computer for a specific task.
It is only processor, to be a full computerized system needs other necessary components like as RAM, ROM etc. It has processor and some other components too.
It is used for general purpose systems. It is used for specific purpose systems.
Computational capacity is very high. Computational capacity is low.
It can perform numerous tasks and have math co-processor. It can perform fewer tasks and do not have math co-processor.