Low power consumption is very important in all battery powered embedded applications. But the operating frequency of these embedded applications can be diverse based the needs of the application. Some applications might require operating at higher frequencies, in the order of several megahertz, while some other applications might require operating at lower frequencies, on the order of a few tens or a few hundreds of kilohertz. There are several microcontrollers in the market that offer good active mode power consumption when the operating frequency is in the order of several megahertz. But it is a challenge to get the power consumption low when the operating frequency is in the order of kilohertz.
The low-frequency power modes available on the SimpleLink MSP432P4xx microcontrollers offer very low power consumption when low frequency of operation is used by the target application. These and more can be leveraged during development by using the SimpleLink MSP432 software development kit (SDK) and tools provided for programming.