Beretta Pico

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Beretta Pico black right sideUsers’ Rating

Rating: 4.1/10. From 150 votes.
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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photos and user ratings for the Beretta Pico pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

Beretta‘s Pico is a semiauto, hammer-fired pistol built on a subcompact polymer frame and chambered in .380 ACP or .32 ACP.  Other features of this pistol include:

  • A stainless steel slide and barrel;
  • a double-action-only trigger;
  • a removable sub-chassis that allows easy frame change;

    Beretta Pico black right side photo

    The Pico from the right.

  • dovetailed sights (standard sights, or night sights from Trijicon);
  • two six-round magazines (one flush fit, and one with a pinky finger extension);
  • a flush-with-the-frame slide release; and
  • a soft-sided, zippered carry case.

You can switch calibers by simply changing barrels.

In addition, a variety of frame colors are available, including black (pictured), pink, purple, white and flat dark earth. And, Beretta says it will offer frames that integrate a Lasermax laser and light.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Height Width Weight
.380 ACP, .32 ACP 6+1 2.7″ 5.1″ 4″ .725″ 11.5 oz. w/empty magazine
Beretta Pico black left side photo

The Pico from the left.

MSRP: $399

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2 thoughts on “Beretta Pico

  1. Jed Henson

    According to this piece on The Firearm Blog (, Beretta has finally started shipping the Pico, roughly 1.5 years after it announced the gun.

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  2. Richard Overall

    I agree with the low ratings. Half-height slots on the slide with slick upper make it very hard to work this gun’s tight action. Trigger is very hard. Muzzle flip strong. Sights ok, but not great. Slick frame makes it hard to control with standard mag (pinky hangs off), but extension (no adnl rds) helps. Mag release very stiff, too narrow to do with thumb, have to cant pistol and use other hand to rls mag. Slide release is way too thin, my thumb won’t grasp it, have to use a key to work it. My old hands won’t load first round unless I’ve already opened the slide because it’s so hard to grip. Shot 6 different brands of .380, one stovepipe and two failure to install until I learned to open the slide first. Can’t find the advertised .32 ACP conversion kit at all, but switching to that lighter round might alleviate some of the issues. Neat concept, but of 8 m/f at range, not one liked it (slide issues and stiffness even after 150 rds mainly). My Kel tec P32 works and feels better.

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