Taurus 1911 Officer vs Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"

Taurus 1911 Officer facing right

Taurus 1911 Officer

SAO Compact Pistol Chambered in 45 ACP
vs
Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus 4" facing left

Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"

Striker-Fired Subcompact Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger

Dimensions

  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
1911 Officer 7.2 in 5.1 in 1.5 in 35 oz
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4" 7 in 5.1 in 1.1 in 22.6 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
1911 Officer 3.5 in SAO taurususa.com
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4" 4 in Striker-Fired smith-wesson.com

Capacity

  45 ACP 9mm Luger
1911 Officer 6 (+1) -
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4" - 10 , 13 (+1)

Notes

Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"

Initial dimensions and image scaling might be slightly incorrect height-wise. Need to figure out of listed height is with flush or extended magazine.

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Parts & Accessories

Choose from a selection of holsters, grips, lasers, and more

M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"
MiniTick IWB Holster
1911 Officer
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"
DropSlide OWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"
Appendix Carry AIWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"
Freedom Carry IWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"
Chest Rig
M&P 9 Shield Plus 4"
SnapSlide OWB Holster