Astra A-90 Summary

The A-90 by Astra is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1986 - 1990 which sells new for $500.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $395.00. It's caliber is listed at .45 Automatic with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 830 to 1140 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 333 to 573 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 165 to 230 grains. The Astra A-90 has fixed blade front, adjustable rear sights, a black plastic grip, blued finish steel frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 9-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 10 rounds. The A-90 has a recoil factor of Insufficient Data and IDPA Power Factor of 190224.

Beretta 92 Compact Summary

The 92 Compact by Beretta is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1999 - 2003 which sells new for $691.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $465.00. It's caliber is listed at 9mm Luger with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1500 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 294 to 450 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 90 to 147 grains. The Beretta 92 Compact has 3-dot sights, a black plastic grip, aluminum alloy frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 10-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 11 rounds. The 92 Compact has a recoil factor of 3.94 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 143032.

Comparison Chart

Title:Astra A-90Beretta 92 Compact
Caliber:.45 Automatic9mm Luger
Common Name:.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)9mm Parabellum
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:1986 - 19901999 - 2003
MV:From 830 to 1140 ft/secFrom 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME:From 333 to 573 ft-lbFrom 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT:From 165 to 230 grainsFrom 90 to 147 grains
Brand Name:AstraBeretta
Model Number:A-9092 Compact
Retail Price:$500.00$691.00
Used Price:$395.00$465.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)double-action (DA/SA)
Safety Type:slide mounted ambi safetyslide mounted safety/decock lever
Magazine Capacity:9-round10-round
Frame Material:blued finish steelaluminum alloy
Grip Type:black plasticblack plastic
Sights:fixed blade front, adjustable rear3-dot
Width:No Data1.4-in
Length:7.1-in7.8-in
Height:No Data5.3-in
Barrel:3.7-in4.3-in
Weight:No Data35.3-oz
IDPA Power Factor:190224143032
Recoil Factor:Insufficient Data3.94 ft-lb
Total Capacity:10 rounds11 rounds