Springfield Armory .45 ACP XD-S Pistol Sneak Peak

The Springfield Armory .45 ACP XD-S pistol packs huge power into a pint-sized package!

The single-stack Springfield XD-S provides concealed carry enthusiasts with 5+1 rounds of pocket .45 power!

The new 5+1 .45 ACP XD-S from Springfield Armory is shifting the paradigm on what makes a capable and concealable “pocket pistol.”

Building on the strengths of the popular XD and XD(M) polymer-framed pistols, the new XD-S features a single-column magazine for a slim 1-inch thickness. This, combined with an overall length of 6.3 inches, a barrel length of 3.3 inches and a weight of 21.5 ounces, gives you a truly “pocketable” pistol that still delivers big-bore .45 ACP punch.


Keep an eye out for a detailed review of this fascinating little pistol in the December 2012 issue of Combat Handguns, as well as a feature review of the XD-S and Springfield’s full line of XD and XD(M) compact pistols in the next issue of Pocket Pistols. For more information, visit springfield-armory.com or call 800-680-6866.


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  • tyler

    Still chunky, still heavy…please please come out with something that actually competes with the size and weight standards of today’s compact autos. Don’t get me wrong, I own an original xd40 sub compact and I love it. But 21.5 is still heavy with a clip full of 45s.Make it closer to 17-18oz and you have a winner.