Unlike Bitcoin which is pseudonymous, Monero (XMR) is a fully anonymous cryptocurrency, allowing users to make transactions without the possibility of them being traced.
That is the very short answer, we will have a short forum description of each coin in the coming days.
For now you can check out the full description of each coin by selecting “Coins” from the top menu. Here is the link to the XMR post:
What is XMR by: coins.community