First Look: PHLster Holsters for the Beretta 80X Cheetah

More carry options for a new compact .380 ACP pistol.

posted on November 27, 2023
Phlster Enigma

Following the release of Beretta’s newly redesigned 80X Cheetah .380 ACP pistol earlier this year, PHLster has been working on an Enigma Express (and PHLster Skeleton) holster to fit this new gun.

The PHLster Enigma is PHLster Holsters’ well known concealment solution that allows wearers to carry a concealed handgun without having to rely on traditional gun belts, pants or other concealment garb. As a result, the Enigma system is infinitely customizable and works with almost any body size or shape, male or female. While the company offers different tiers of their Enigma system, the most popular by far is the “Enigma Express'' option. The Express comes already outfitted and assembled with a PHLster Skeleton AIWB holster for the firearm of the customer’s choosing. The Express allows carriers to simply fit the system to their body and start carrying immediately without having to worry about assembly.

Beretta’s newly redesigned 80X Cheetah is full of new and more modern upgrades from original blowback Italian pistols. Both the old and new Beretta Cheetah pistols continue to operate off a straight blowback recoil design that is more apt for the .380 ACP round. As a benefit, these guns are easier to operate and have milder recoil compared to even the standard 9mm cartridge. This makes it ideal for smaller framed shooters who are looking for a high-end metal framed DA/SA handgun that’s ergonomic and easier to bring into action. Among the most notable modernizations is the fact that the 80X’s slide is optics-ready and the front sight is dovetailed. Internally, components have been beefed up and simplified to increase reliability while the 80X’s grip has been re-contoured and reprofiled to become even more ergonomic. 

Now PHLster is releasing an Enigma Express holster for the Beretta 80X Cheetah, allowing owners of that pistol to experience the convenience of the Enigma system for themselves.

MSRP for the Enigma Express system starts at $154, and for more information on this holster or other products from PHLster, please visit


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