Smith & Wesson M&P Shield M2.0

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing and photos of the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield M2.0 pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

Smith & Wesson‘s (S&W) M&P Shield M2.0 is a striker-fired semiauto pistol built on a subcompact polymer frame with a stainless steel slide, and chambered in 9mm or .40 SW. It’s the next-generation version of S&W’s M&P Shield pistols (here’s a link to our in-depth review of the first-version Shield). You can get it with or without an ambidextrous thumb safety, and with or without an integrated Crimson Trace red laser sight. And get this: Adding the laser sight costs only $20 more!

New Shield M2.0 features include:

  • More aggressive yet finer grip texturing;
  • forward cocking serrations on the slide;
  • a lighter, crisper trigger pull (5 lbs. vs 7 lbs. on the original); and
  • an audible and tactile trigger reset.

    Smith Wesson MP Shield M2 9mm no safety left side photo

    The Shield M2.0 in 9mm with the flush-fit magazine, and without the thumb safety or laser sight.

Features retained from the original Shield include:

  • A stainless steel barrel with an Armonite finish;
  • an Armonite finish on the slide;
  • an 18-degree grip angle for natural point of aim;
  • a simple take-down lever for easy disassembly and maintenance, and a sear-deactivation lever so you don’t have to pull the trigger when disassembling the gun;
  • a steel, post, white-dot front sight dovetailed into the slide;
  • a steel, notch, two-white-dot rear sight dovetailed into the slide; and
  • one standard magazine and one extended grip magazine.

Tritium night sights are available. The M&P9 M2.0 comes with a limited lifetime warranty and a lifetime service policy.

On camera: Check out American Rifleman’s introductory Shield M2.0 video with Julie Golob.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity OAL BBL Height Width Weight
9mm 7+1, 8+1 6.1″ 3.1″ 4.6″ .95″ 18.8 oz.
.40 SW 6+1, 7+1 6.1″ 3.1 4.6″ .95″ 18.1 oz.

Pricing & Shopping

MSRP: $479 (standard sights, no laser)

MSRP: $579 (with night sights)

MSRP: $499 (with laser)


 

Retail: $449 (9mm, no safety, standard sights) @ Brownells—

Retail: $449 (9mm, with safety, standard sights) @ Brownells—

Retail: $499 (9mm, no safety, night sights) @ Brownells—

Retail: $469 (9mm, no safety, laser) @ Brownells—

Retail: $469 (9mm, with safety, laser) @ Brownells—

Retail: $449 (.40 SW, with safety, standard sights) @ Brownells—

Retail: $449 (.40 SW, no safety, standard sights) @ Brownells—

Retail: $499 (.40 SW, no safety, night sights) @ Brownells—

Retail: $469 (.40 SW, with safety, laser) @ Brownells—

Retail: $469 (.40 SW, no safety, laser) @ Brownells—

More Photos

Smith Wesson MP Shield M2 40SW safety left side photo

The Shield M2.0 in .40 SW with the laser and thumb safety.

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