Microprocessor Tutorial

8085 Microprocessor

8086 Microprocessor

Difference between

Microprocessor vs Microcontroller

In this section we are going to learn difference between microprocessor and microcontroller.

MicroprocessorMicrocontroller
It is widely used in computer systemIt is widely used in embedded system
Uses Von Neumann architecture Uses Harvard architecture
Data and program are present in same moduleData and program are stored in seprate module
Memory and I/O components has to be connected externallyInbuilt memory and I/O components
More power consumption due more number of componentsLess power consumption due to single chip
CostlyCheaper
Do not have power saving featuresThey have power saving features.
SlowerFaster
Cannot be used in compact systemCan be used in compact system

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