Compare microprocessor and microcontroller

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Microprocessor - Computer, Mobile phone, calculator

Microcontroller - washing machine, microwave oven

Do not have inbuilt RAM or ROM
Inbuilt RAM or ROM 
Do not have inbuilt Timer
Inbuilt Timer 
I/O Ports are not available, it required 8255 for interfacing
I/O Ports are available
Do not have inbuilt serial port, it required extra devices like 8251.
Inbuilt serial port
Program and data are stored in same memory.
Separate memory to store program and data
Boolean operation is not possible directly
Boolean operation is possible
Many instruction to access external memory access.
Few instructions for external memory access
Less multifunction pins on the IC Many multifunction pins on the IC

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