First 100 Rounds: A Look at the Smith & Wesson M&P Subcompact
By Jacki Billings
The Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Subcompact is slightly bigger than its sibling, the Shield, but looks to compete in the concealed carry market. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
Smith & Wesson is near synonymous with concealed carry and for good reason. With a variety of models, from revolvers to polymers, the company has built its reputation on quality guns perfect for packing.
In late 2019, the manufacturer pushed its concealed carry series further, introducing the Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Subcompact. Rivaling the company’s own Shield pistol, the Subcompact M2.0 brings a slimmed-down, easy to manage approach to the concealment arena.
Always on the lookout for new CCW pistols, I tackled the Smith & Wesson M&P Subcompact M2.0 to find out how well it performs.
The gun sports an accessory rail for lights or lasers. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
The Subcompact features a 12+1 capacity with an extended magazine and 11+1 with a flush fit. Measuring 6.6-inches overall, the barrel comes in at 3.6-inches – only slightly longer than the Glock 43. Rounding out its numbers, the S&W features a height of 4.98-inches with a grip sitting at 1.52-inches. Using a polymer frame with a stainless steel slide, the pistol weighs 25-ounces – again, slightly edging