New Delhi:\u00a0 A handgun is a firearm designed to be handheld, in either one or both hands. The earliest use of the term was in 1388 when it was referred to as handgunnes. Major handgun subtypes are the revolver and pistol; other subtypes include derringers, single-shot pistols, semi-automatic pistols, pepperboxes, and machine pistols.Here we present the list of ten best handguns: M1911, M1911A Pistols\u00a0It is considered to be the handgun of the century, made by several manufacturers, though none as popular as the Colt .45. The gun has also been nicknamed as \u201cThe Yankee Fist.\u201dGlock-17\u00a0It was created by the company Glock GmbH that belongs to Deutsh-Wagram in Austria.It is a semi automatic pistol.It comes with a short recoil and a locked breech system as well as rotating barrel that can discharge Parabellum cartridge of 9x19millimeters.Colt MustangIt weighs less than one pound while loaded with six rounds of .380 ACP.Its quality construction comes from a CNC-machined aluminum alloy receiver, as well as a stainless steel slide and barrel.Smith & Wesson .500 S&W Magnum\u00a0According to experts, this handgun is the best sporting pistol cartridge because of the barrel energy it produces. The handgun is actually a revolver of two actions, which offers users speed as well as power.CZ P-07 Duty\u00a0Its compact polymer frame houses 12 rounds of .40 S&W and has an integral accessory rail for attaching lights and lasers. An Omega trigger system operates in both double- and single-action, with a decocking lever that can be converted into a safety selector per the operator's preference. FN Herstal FNP-9\u00a0It is a semi automatic handgun made with a frame if polymer and belongs to a lot that was manufactures in the USA. It has an unparalleled trigger that is soft and wide. It has the capability to discharge sixteen rounds of nine millimeters.\u00a0Kahr PM9\u00a0Its 15.9-ounce weight and overall length of 5.42 inches make it a great option for IWB carry. Kimber Super Carry Pro\u00a0It comes from Kimber's Custom Shop. Its Commander-sized bobtail frame, fish scale checkering and KimPro II finish make it an attractive, functional, big-bore carry gun.\u00a0SIG Sauer P938\u00a0It weighs just 16 ounces and has an aluminum alloy frame. Night sights ride 4.2 inches apart atop the nitron-finished slide, while seven-round magazines feed its 3-inch barrel.Reecently during the Shot Show, Sig Sauer introduced its second 9mm \u201cpocket pistol\u201d.\u00a0 HS2000/XDIt has a frame made of polymer and is semi automatic. This handgun comes with a safety grip that helps you avoid firing it if you don't operate a lever included behind the grip.