Handgun Roundup: the .380 Pocketguns

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pocketgunlineart2In recent years, pocketguns have surged in popularity. Numerous manufacturers now offer tiny handguns you can literally fit into a pocket, in a wide variety of calibers, actions, finishes, etc.

This article pulls info for all semiauto .380 ACP pocketguns into one place. To make the cut, each pistol had to measure no more than 5.6″ long and 4″ tall.

I came up with 28 guns by 19 manufacturers. Each pistol’s listing (below) is an excerpt from its main info page, which contains the gun’s full description, specs, pricing info and, when available, more photos, user ratings and user comments. To go to that page, simply click on the gun’s name, which is in blue-colored text.

I’ve organized these pistols alphabetically by manufacturer. If I’ve failed to include a model, please let me know via the Contact form at this link, or via the Comment form at the bottom of this article.

I’ve also included a link to a spreadsheet that lists all the guns and their specs, MSRP and ratings (to see it, click the image to the right). It’s currently sorted by Users Ratings. I will periodically update the ratings and number-of-votes columns as more votes come in.

This spreadsheet lists

This spreadsheet lists the .380s and their specs, MSRP and ratings.

Beretta

Beretta Pico black right side

Pico

MSRP: $399







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Cobra Firearms

Cobra CA380 black left

CA380

MSRP: $187






Cobra Firearms

Cobra Firearms Denali .380 photo


Denali .380

MSRP: $175






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Colt

Colt Mustang left

.380 Mustang

MSRP: $599






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Colt

Colt Mustang XSP left side

.380 Mustang XSP

MSRP: $649






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Diamondback Firearms

Diamondback Firearms DB380

DB380

MSRP: $430





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IO

IO Hellcat II left nickel

Hellcat II

MSRP: $249.95







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Jimenez Arms

Jimenez Arms JA 380 right twotone

J.A. 380

MSRP: $150








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Kahr Arms

Kahr Arms CW380 right
CW380

MSRP: $419






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Kahr Arms

Kahr Arms CT380 photo
CT380

MSRP: $399






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Kahr Arms

p3833
P380

MSRP: $649–$949











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Kel-Tec

Kel-Tec P-3AT
P-3AT

MSRP: $318–$377









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Kimber

Kimber Micro Carry black right
Micro Carry

MSRP: $651–$679










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Kimber

Kimber Micro CDP left
Micro CDP

MSRP: $1,139.99







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Kimber

Kimber Micro Raptor photo
Micro Raptor

MSRP: $960







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Magnum Research

Magnum Research Micro Desert Eagle right
Micro Desert Eagle

MSRP: $500–$535









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Masterpiece Arms

Masterpiece Arms Protector II coyote right
MPA380 II Protector II

MSRP: $350.95








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North American Arms

04. NAA 380 Guardian
Guardian 380

MSRP: $449–$479









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Remington

Remington RM380 photo
Remington RM380

MSRP: $417









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Rohrbaugh

Rohrbaugh 380
380

MSRP: $1,195







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Ruger

lcp
LCP

MSRP: $373–$410.95







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SCCY Industries

SCCY CPX-3 right side photo
CPX-3

MSRP: $339







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Seecamp

Seecamp LWS .380
LWS .380

MSRP: $795







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SIG Sauer

SIG Sauer P238 HDW
P238

MSRP: $543–$700







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Smith & Wesson

bodyguard380
Bodyguard 380

MSRP: $575







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Smith & Wesson

Smith Wesson MP Bodyguard 380 left side
M&P Bodyguard 380

MSRP: $379







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Taurus

Taurus 738 TCP blue
738 TCP

MSRP: $336–$453







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Taurus

Taurus Curve photo
Curve

MSRP: $392.42







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Jed Henson is the president of GunsGunsGuns.net.

9 thoughts on “Handgun Roundup: the .380 Pocketguns

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  3. Matthew Carberry

    Considering the Sig P238 and Kimber MicroCarry are carbon copies of the Colt Mustang, which is now back in production, it might be good to list them all.

    (The Mustang itself is a copy of an old Astra (?) .380, but that one is long out of production.)

  4. Jed Henson Post author

    Holy cow, how did I leave the Colt Mustang out? Thanks for the heads-up, Matthew! It’s in there now.

  5. Jed Henson Post author

    I’ve added two guns to this roundup: the Colt .380 Mustang XSP, a polymer-framed version of the original .380 Mustang (with other new features as well); and the S&W M&P Bodyguard 380, a non-lasered (and much cheaper) version of the original Bodyguard 380.

  6. Joseph Morgan

    What about the Bersa .380 thunder & DLX. I find these to be a well mfg. firearm and to have
    features that the famous Walther PPK does not have. This is also an excellent concealed
    carry piece.

  7. Jed Henson Post author

    Hi Joseph. The Bersa(s) didn’t make it into this pocketgun roundup because at 6+ inches x 4+ inches, they’re a little too big for pocket carry as I defined it (5.6″x4″ max). They do indeed seem to be pretty good guns, though; according to user and editor ratings, they’re at least above average.

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