First Look: FN America Reflex Pistol

A micro compact pistol that's easy to shoot, easy to use and easy to load.

posted on April 11, 2023
FN Reflex

New from FN America is the Reflex, a micro compact pistol designed for everyday carry and deep concealment. The Reflex ships with one 11-round and one 15-round magazine, has an internal hammer and multiple redundant safeties. There is also a Reflex MRD version available with a slide that is milled for sights that use the Shield RMSc footprint.

The Reflex is initially available in either black or Flat Dark Earth and has a target-quality trigger with a 4.5 pound pull for increased accuracy and control. The single-action only internals make it easy to manipulate the slide, and both the extended and flush-fit magazines are designed to be easier to load than the magazines from similar pistols. These features aren’t usually found in firearms with a similar size and capacity, making the Reflex a great choice for shooters who struggle to load and shoot a typical striker-fired micro compact pistol.

The 3.1 inch long barrel of the Reflex is hammer-forged for accuracy, and the slide has dovetail front night sight and a rear double-dot sight. The magazine catch on the frame is reversible, and there is a short length of rail for mounting smaller-sized lights or other accessories. The frame is also stippled for a better grip, and the slide is PVD-finished for  good looks and long life.

With either an 11 round or a 15 round magazine to choose from and the option for a slide-mounted red dot optic, the Reflex is an excellent choice for concealed carry and is backed by FN America legacy of producing quality firearms for the military, law enforcement as well as the armed citizen. 

MSRP for the Reflex without a slide milled for a red dot optic is $599, and $659 for a version with a milled slide. For more information on this pistol or other products from FN America, please visit


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