Glock 20 Gen4 Summary

The 20 Gen4 by Glock is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2012 which sells new for $687.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $460.00. It's caliber is listed at 10mm Auto with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 1030 to 1400 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 425 to 587 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 135 to 200 grains. The Glock 20 Gen4 has fixed, white dot front, white square U rear sights, a integrated polymer grip, polymer frame, and a Glock single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 15-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 16 rounds. The 20 Gen4 has a recoil factor of 9.91 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 199808.

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Summary

The M&P Shield by Smith & Wesson is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2012 which sells new for $449.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $325.00. It's caliber is listed at .40 S&W with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1325 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 355 to 500 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 135 to 180 grains. The Smith & Wesson M&P Shield has white 3-dot sights, a integral polymer grip, Zytel polymer frame, and a striker single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 6-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 7 rounds. The M&P Shield has a recoil factor of 10.83 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 170789.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 20 Gen4Smith & Wesson M&P Shield
Caliber:10mm Auto.40 S&W
Common Name:N/A.40 Smith & Wesson Auto
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:20122012
MV:From 1030 to 1400 ft/secFrom 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME:From 425 to 587 ft-lbFrom 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT:From 135 to 200 grainsFrom 135 to 180 grains
Brand Name:GlockSmith & Wesson
Model Number:20 Gen4M&P Shield
Retail Price:$687.00$449.00
Used Price:$460.00$325.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)striker single-action (SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetypassive trigger safety
Magazine Capacity:15-round6-round
Frame Material:polymerZytel polymer
Grip Type:integrated polymerintegral polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearwhite 3-dot
Width:1.28-in0.95-in
Length:7.6-in6.1-in
Height:5.47-in4.6-in
Barrel:4.61-in3.1-in
Weight:30.7-oz19-oz
IDPA Power Factor:199808170789
Recoil Factor:9.91 ft-lb10.83 ft-lb
Total Capacity:16 rounds7 rounds