S&W M&P380 Shield EZ

The new M&P380 Shield EZ ($399) is a hammer-fired pistol for every-day carry. Chambered in .380 Auto it features easy-rack slide, easy-load magazine and easy-clean design. The M&P380 Shield EZ is the latest addition to the M&P M2.0 family and provides a protection option for first-time shooters or experienced handgunners. It features a crisp trigger with tactile and audible reset, includes two 8-round magazines integral grip safety, windage adjustable, white dot rear sight, grip texture optimized for size and recoil impulse, tactile loaded chamber indicator, manual thumb safety (available with or without), 3-slot Picatinny-style equipment rail molded into the dust cover, reversible magazine release, optimal 18-degree grip angle for natural point of aim and Armornite durable corrosion resistant finish.  With its 3.675-inch barrel, the polymer-frame M&P380 Shield EZ measures 6.7 inches in overall length and weighs 18.5 oz. empty. Other controls include slide release oversized reversible mag release and optional manual safety. And it’s backed by Smith & Wesson’s lifetime service policy. Contact Smith & Wesson, Dept. OT; Tel.: (800) 331-0852: Web: www.smith-wesson.com