Smith & Wesson just released the newest model in the M&P Shield family. With a capacity of 10+1 or 13+1, the M&P Shield Plus is the highest capacity micro-compact S&W has ever made—all in a slim frame.
The new Shield Plus lineup is available in a standard model or Performance Center models with a choice of optics-ready slides or Crimson Trace red dot sights. This new pistol is designed for concealed carry, and according to S&W—it’s the most advanced M&P Shield pistol to date.
Here’s more information, directly from the company:
The M&P Shield Plus features the hallmark 18-degree grip angle of the M&P pistol series for a natural point of aim, helping to better manage recoil and get back on target quickly. Standard M&P Shield Plus pistols include a variety of features, including a flat-face trigger…
….a new, optimized grip texture designed for concealed carry…
…and two magazines: an extended 13+1 round magazine and a flush-fit 10+1 round magazine.
“We’re excited to announce the next evolution of the M&P Shield pistol – the M&P Shield Plus. Packed with popular features such as a flat-face trigger, large capacity magazine, optics cuts, and more, the M&P Shield Plus product line has been designed to meet the needs of today’s firearm consumer. With over three million M&P Shield pistols sold in the past decade, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield is a proven, reliable platform with the ability to stand the test of time – and best of all, the new M&P Shield Plus pistols are rolling out to retailers across the country now.” `Kyle Tengwall, Vice President of Marketing.
As of this writing, the MSRP on the new pistol starts at $553. Find out more at Smith & Wesson.