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A firearm that can typically be held and operated with a single hand, a semi-automatic handgun, or pistol, utilizes a design in which a squeeze of the trigger fires a round, ejects the casing, and automatically rechambers another round. Because this action occurs automatically when the trigger is pulled, semi-auto handguns are sometimes referred to as autoloading or self-loading.
Each squeeze of the trigger results in a single round being fired, an action which can be repeated until all of the bullets are used. Bullets are most commonly housed in a magazine, with the capacity ranging from just a few rounds to 30 or more. Likewise, the caliber of bullets varies significantly from the smaller 22-caliber, which is perfect for plinking and varmint hunting, to the massive 50 AE, which is capable of taking down large animals.
Outside of the action, semi-auto handguns vary tremendously in terms of design, materials, features, and options. These guns can have frames, barrels, and slides made from aluminum, steel, polymer, or other materials, while the grip may be crafted with synthetic materials, wood, or other substances, including ivory. Some grips are hard, while others have a softer surface made of rubber or a similar material. Some semi-auto handguns allow for customizations, and others don't.
Just as the construction and aesthetic qualities of handguns vary, so do its intended uses. Some of these guns are made specifically for plinking and inexpensive target shooting, some are constructed with competitors in mind, while others are designed to be carried every day for personal protection. Some of these guns are made specifically for military and law enforcement, with civilian versions available. Some handguns are small enough to easily fit into a pocket, while others are the size of a small rifle.
Some of the most popular semi-auto pistols are made by Glock, Ruger, Sig Sauer, Smith & Wesson, and Springfield Armory, among others.
Glock handguns are built on a polymer frame and are trusted by law enforcement across the country. Popular models include the G17, G19, G22, and the G43.
Suitable for concealed carry, Ruger's top sellers include the LCP and LC9s. Both are compact, lightweight, and solidly built. The Ruger LCP is chambered in 380 ACP, while the Ruger LC9s, which is an updated and slightly larger version of the LC9, is chambered in 9mm.
The choice for many military and law enforcement agencies around the globe, Sig Sauer delivers high-quality weapons built on innovation and ingenuity. Some of their most popular semi-auto pistols include the 220, P226, P229, P238, and P938.
Smith & Wesson is a trusted name and offers several best-selling handguns, including the M&P9 and M&P9 Shield, as well as the M&P M2.0, which is available in several variants and chambered in 40 S&W, 45 ACP, and 9mm.
Suitable for self-defense, the M&P9 and M&P9 Shield are chambered in 9mm, lightweight and compact, with the M&P9 Shield boasting an ultra-compact size.
"The Oldest Name in American Firearms," Springfield Armory leads the industry with their Model 1911 and XD ("X-Treme-Duty") pistols. The 1911 is offered in more than a dozen variants, while the Springfield XD has four variants available. The 1911 and XD have models available in 9mm, 40 S&W, 45 ACP, and 10mm.
Like all firearms, the price of semi-automatic handguns for sale varies tremendously and depends on a number of factors. Some pistols can be purchased for less than $200, while others are sold for several thousand dollars.
The Guns.com new and used inventory includes all of the most popular pistols. Glock starts at under $300 and goes up to around $680, or more, while Ruger models range from just over $200 to about $750. The prices of Sig Sauer handguns are from $285 to about $2,000, or more. Smith & Wesson semi-auto pistols are priced at under $200 to over $1,000, while Springfield Armory models range from under $300 to about $1,400.