The wake-up feature of the internal oscillator and USARTs (without data loss) in combination with tiny 3x3 QFN package makes the ATtiny441/841 devices attractive. 4/8 KBytes of internal FLASH memory could be good enough for small applications. Atmel thinks these devices are ideal for cost-effective consumer applications such as computer accessories, thermostats, personal health accessories etc. For what kind of applications you would use these controllers?
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