Modern, Open and Flexible Platform
Magento 2 can be run on PHP7 which is 50% faster than its predecessor (PHP6). Additionally if required Magento can be run on HHVM
Built in Front page cache(FPC), built in Varnish support, Elasticsearch Integration for faster layered navigation, Fast Index Management etc.
Magento 2 help reducing cart abandonment and increase conversion with an optimized 2-step checkout.
Magento 2 architecture uses modern design patterns, dependency injection, AOP, etc. which helps to extend functionality easily and quickly.
Great Shopping Experience
Improved and 38% faster checkout experience in Magento 2 and 50% faster on other pages.
Responsive design and brand new frontend themes helps in building mobile first themes in Magento 2.