Greetings, I've searched, but didn't find what I was looking for. If this question has come up already, please redirect me. I currently own the xd9 subcompact, and after 8 years I'm looking to upgrade to a larger caliber for my carry pistol. I like the looks of the xd(m) and the XDs, and I really want to go to .45ACP. I do want to stick with a subcompact model. I'm torn. The XDs is slim, but only has 5+1, and I'm used to carrying more rounds than that. The XD(m) has 9+1 which I like. Also, the XDs is new, and I've read that some people have had some issues with it. I figure, by the time I am ready to purchase, those kinks will be worked out (if in fact they are design problems and not user problems or ammo problems.) Besides capacity, the only other sticking point is overall length... 7" vs. 6.3". Does anyone have experience with both, and have input to help me guide my decision? I'm having trouble finding a LGS with both models for a side by side comparison. And, do you find that the additional 4 rounds makes a difference in practical applications for an (almost) every day carrier? I am not LEO or military, so I really don't know how important the additional 4 rounds would be, but I don't want to be left with a surprise if and/or when I need to draw or shoot.