Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380

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Summary: The description, specs, photo, pricing and user ratings for the Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380 pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Smith & Wesson (S&W) M&P Bodyguard 380 pistol is built on a black polymer frame with a stainless slide and barrel and chambered in .380 ACP. This gun is nearly identical to the previous model, the non-M&P Bodyguard 380, aside from two differences: The slide now features fish-scale serrations on the rear, and you can get it either without a laser sight, or with a built-in Crimson Trace red laser sight or a Crimson Trace Laserguard green laser sight (as opposed to the Insight laser sight in the original Bodyguard 380).

Smith Wesson MP Bodyguard 380 without laser sight photo

The M&P Bodyguard 380 without the laser sight.

Features retained include:

  • a hammer-fired, Browning tilting barrel mechanism;
  • a double-action-only trigger with a second-strike capability;
  • either a matte-black melonite finish on the slide, or a stainless, engraved finish;
  • a dovetailed, drift-adjustable, stainless-steel front sight;
  • a dovetailed, drift-adjustable, stainless-steel rear sight;
  • a left-side external takedown lever and slide stop;
  • with or without a left-side manual thumb safety;
  • a left-side magazine release;
  • an extended finger tab on the magazine for your pinky (a flat magazine butt plate comes with the gun); and
  • an ergonomic grip.

More reading: Check out our in-depth review of the original Bodyguard 380 at this link.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity OAL BBL Width Weight
.380 ACP 6+1 5.25″ 2.75″ .8″ 12 oz.


MSRP: $379 (without laser sight)
MSRP: $449 (with red laser sight)
MSRP: $519 (with green laser sight)
MSRP: $385 (engraved, no laser)

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smith-wesson-mp-bodyguard-380-without-laser photo

The M&P Bodyguard 380 with the built-in, red, Crimson Trace laser sight.

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