Microsoft includes many new features and capabilities in new SharePoint 2013 version. SharePoint 2013 gets completed with combination of these five words: Share, Organize, Discover, Build & Manage. This version allows you to share your work with others, organize your projects and teams, and discover people and information.
Here is the list:
Video Support: In the previous version of SharePoint, you cannot upload videos into libraries. But in SharePoint 2013, you can easily upload a video.
Community Sites and Portals –
Now you can also design a community site in SharePoint 2013. If you wanted a community site for your organization, then you can use Team Site template and modify it to accomplish having a community site. These sites are registered within a Community Portal. This is one of my favorite features as now I have a central place for my organization from where people can locate communities.
Device Channels – In the previous version of SharePoint, there was a single default view set up for mobile users. The only problem with this view is that it may or may not be user friendly to a mobile device. In SharePoint 2013, we have a feature to publish a single site in multiple ways using different designs that target different devices.
SharePoint Apps: Users can add SharePoint Apps to pages or use them from within SharePoint.
Cloud First: Now SharePoint 2013 supports cloud also.
Simple project / task management: In SharePoint 2013, the new team site template used to manage tasks & projects. You can also assign deadlines and simple work breakdown structure for your project team.
More Advance SharePoint Analytics: Now in SharePoint 2013, SharePoint analytics divided in to 2 new tools: search analytics and usage analytics.
Hope the article will help you to learn advanced features of SharePoint 2013.