Silver slide
Compact | 9 mm Luger

G48 - The perfect fit for any handsize

The G48 in caliber 9mm Luger is of similar length and height as the G19 but the width of the pistol is reduced for increased concealability and high carrying comfort.

The magazine capacity of the slim 01 magazine of the G48 is 10 rounds.

The G48 comes with a silver colored nPVD coated slide with front serrations and features the GLOCK Marksman barrel.

Man with G43X

SLIMLINE DEVELOPMENT - developed for concealed carry

GLOCK Size comparison G48 G19 Gen5
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - beavertail

Comfortable grip with beavertail

The frame of the slimline models has a built-in beavertail design, which allows the shooter to aquire a high and tight grip. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - front serrations

Front serrations

Front serrations provide a different look and an additional tactile surface to do a fast press check before and after firing. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - high magazine capacity

High magazine capacity

The 10 rounds magazine slim 01 has a specific single stack design to reduce its dimensions to a minimum. The orange follower allows the shooter to clearly see if there are any rounds left in the magazine or not. The metal insert is covered by a polymer coating. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - trigger distance

Trigger distance

The trigger distance of these slimline pistols is reduced compared to other GLOCK models. The grip angle is equivalent to the larger pistols in the GLOCK lineup. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - safe action system

Safe Action® System

Three safeties disengage sequentially as the trigger is pulled and automatically reengage when the trigger is released. 
Same trigger pull for each shot - short trigger reset. 

Learn more about the Safe Action® System
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - nPVD coating

Silver colored nPVD surface refinement

The surface of the GLOCK slide is silver and non reflective. All GLOCK metal parts are subject to a surface treatment making them corrosion and salt water resistant. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - polymer frame

Polymer frame

The durable and lightweight polymer frame absorbs recoil due to the dampening characteristics of the polymer. The slimline RTF was designed to enhance grip traction, without being too aggressive. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - polymer sights

Standard GLOCK polymer sights

The dimensions of the standard GLOCK rear sights were reduced to fit the slim slide
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - GLOCK marksman barrel

GLOCK Marksman barrel

The GLOCK Marksman barrel (GMB) features enhanced barrel rifling based on the proven polygonal barrel design which delivers improved accuracy.
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - reversible magazine catch

Reversible magazine catch

The magazine catch of the compact slim frame is reversible to switch the catch to the left or right side of the pistol. 
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - slide stop lever

Slide stop lever

A fully functional slide stop lever stops the slide in the rearward position after having fired the last round in the magazine.
GLOCK G48 Silver slide - loaded chamber indicator

Loaded chamber indicator

A visible and palpable indicator is located on the extractor.

9 mm Luger


Safe Action®

Mag. Capacity

Standard: 10

Barrel Length

106 mm | 4.17 inch


without magazine

524 g | 18.48 oz


with empty magazine

588 g | 20.74 oz


with loaded magazine**

712 g | 25.12 oz

Trigger Pull***

24 N

1 LENGTH (OVERALL)* 185 mm | 7.28 inch
2 SLIDE LENGTH 174 mm | 6.85 inch
3 WIDTH (OVERALL) 28 mm | 1.10 inch
4 SLIDE WIDTH 22 mm | 0.87 inch
5 HEIGHT INCL. MAG. 128 mm | 5.04 inch
6 Sight Radius POLYMER 152 mm | 5.98 inch
Sight Radius STEEL 151 mm | 5.94 inch
Sight Radius GNS 150 mm | 5.91 inch
7 TRIGGER DISTANCE* 67 mm | 2.64 inch

* FOR GEN4/GEN5 MODELS and G44: Check out the Gen5, Gen4 and G44 technology pages for medium/large beavertail backstraps (G19X and G45 see below).
Technical Data are rounded and do not reflect tolerances – they may be altered without notice! Subject to technical changes.
Dimensions of GLOCK pistol G48 Silver slide

Learn more about the size of the G48 Silver slide:

The G43X and G48 have the similar frame height as the G19 and feature a slim compact frame with built-in beaver tail.

With its subcompact slide the G43X adds more diversity to the Slimline Silver slide range.

Fans of the G43 will love the grip of the G43X compact size frame. With its 10 rounds slim 01 magazine you are prepared for every situation.
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