Smith & Wesson, one of America’s longest-standing, leading firearm brands for over 164 years, has added subcompact pistols to their popular lineup of M&P 2.0 handguns. Headquartered in Springfield, MA, S&W delivers unmatched superiority through innovative pistols, revolvers, rifles, and accessories. Adding confidence to every shooting experience, every Smith & Wesson product is built with precision and unrivaled craftsmanship at the forefront.
“As the M&P M2.0 pistol series has continued to expand, we have worked to introduce pistols that fit a variety of different needs: from professional use, to recreational shooting, to home defense, to concealed carry,” said Jan Mladek, General Manager of Smith & Wesson and M&P brands. “The M&P M2.0 Subcompact is designed for every day carry – its shorter frame makes it more concealable while still maintaining a higher double-stack magazine capacity.”
In addition to the M2.0, Shield M2.0, and M2.0 Compact, Smith&Wesson now offers subcompact pistols in 9mm and 45 Auto.
Featuring a 3.6" barrel, the subcompact line of 9mm 2.0 handguns hold 12 + 1 rounds with the two 12-round magazines Smith & Wesson is including with these striker-fired pistols. The pistols are offered with or without a manual thumb safety, whichever you prefer. Customers can upgrade capacity with two magazine sleeves to fit both the 17-round full-size and 15-round compact size magazines. The grip can also be customized with four interchangeable palmswell grips S&W is also including with the new M&P9 2.0 Subcompact Pistol.
The 45 Auto features a 4" barrel, 8+1 round capacity, and max overall height of 5.3". The pistols are offered both with and without a manual thumb safety. Customers can also upgrade capacity on the M&P45 2.0 Subcompact using the two included magazine sleeves to fit both the 10-round full-size and compact-size magazines. Four interchangeable palmswell grips (S, M, ML, and L) are also included to ensure optimal grip fit and trigger reach.
With all the available options of M&P M2.0 pistols, finding a Smith & Wesson to suit your method of carry definitely isn't an issue! Finding holster options for them is easy, too. Simply use the Shop All Firearms feature on our website, then select the make and model of your firearm to see which holsters will work for you.
What do you think? Will the addition of the M2.0 Subcompacts change your next handgun purchase? Did Smith & Wesson hit the mark with their newest pistol?
Jenn Jacques is a fierce defender of the Second Amendment, concealed carry advocate, fishing enthusiast, hiker, hunter, and an all-around great gal with a gun. As a former Private Detective, Jenn put those skills to good use, fighting for gun rights in her home state of Wisconsin before working as the Editor of a 2A News site, publication writer, and freelance blogger.
Jacques has hundreds of hours of firearms training under her belt including Street Encounters and Low Light/No Light Training, is a graduate of the Gunsite Academy, and was named a S.A.F.E. Summer Local Champion of Firearm Safety by the National Shooting Sports Foundation's Project ChildSafe.
She has been a staple in the firearms industry since 2009 and is proud to be raising her three children with her husband John who is also an avid hunter, 2A supporter, and amazing father.