Pic18f2550 vs atmega328

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Following is a table with the hardware comparison between the Microchip pic18f2550 chip (used in pinguino) and the Atmel atmega328 chip (used in arduino):

Microchip pic18f2550 Atmel atmega328
Program Memory (KB) 32 32
SRAM (KB) 2 2
EEPROM (Bytes) 256 1024
Serial communication (USART) 1 1
SPI 1 1
I2C 1 1
USB 1 0
PWM Channels 2 6
ADC channels (10 bit) 10 8
Timers 1 x 8-bit
3 x 16-bit
2 x 8-bit
1 x 16-bit
Analog comparators 2 1
Operating Voltage Range (V) 2-5.5 1.8-5.5
Max I/O Pins 24 23
F.max (MHz) 48 20
Current consumption run mode
at 25ºC and 5V
2.2 mA (1MHz) 5.2 mA (8MHz)
Current consumption idle mode
at 25ºC and 5V
1 mA (1MHz) 1.2 mA (8MHz)
Current consumption sleep mode
at 25ºC and 3V
2.0 μA ~1 μA
Price $6.50

$5.90
$4.30

$4