Smith & Wesson hit it out of the park with this one, the Shield Plus has become a mainstay option when considering your next conceal carry piece. Rugged, built in the USA, feature rich, and comfortable grip with fairly aggressive stippling. The first gen Shield series were good, but Smith continued the ideals of a rugger conceal carry with new technology and features to create the Shield Plus.
Comes optic ready, has night sights, their new flat faced trigger, thin and small dimensions, comes with a 10rd and a 13rd mag, and the option to have or not have a manual safety.
To top it off, the Shield Plus consistently tops the charts for reliability through every torture test its put through, even surpassing the ever popular Glock.
Coming in at only $449, this all American made handgun should be in your top 3 choices for your next conceal carry gun.