3 Best Springfield XDS Light Picks 

Looking for the Best Springfield XDS light options?

There are tons of options available for home protection and daily carry, and we have narrowed down to 4 awesome products for you to save you time.

Here they are:

Weapon Light For XDS (Also work with XDs Mod 2)

Streamlight TLR 7 Sub

Be sure to buy M1913 rail model for XDs

Why Buy This One? The TLR 7 Sub model is made to fit on most sub compact pistols on the market including Springfield XDS and XDE models (9mm and 45ACP). It's by far the best looking sub compact and effective light on the market right now

Wide Illumination - Not miss a thing from your 9, 12 and 3 O'clock position in the dark. Lights up everything within 30 - 40 yards CQB fighting distances.

Uses Just 1 CR123A - Powering up to 500 lumens & 5000 candela for close range and mid range distances (Up to 90 mins from a full charge)

Responsive / Snag Free Switches - Push the toggle button from either sides to activate the light. Super responsive switches that just work for most users


  • 500 Lumens 
  • 5000 Candela - 120 Meter Throw
  • 1 CR123A Battery
  • Side Toggle Switches

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springfield xds with viridian REACTOR TL GEN 2

Why Choose This Light - For conceal carry users who want a non snag and low profile light for the XDS, the Viridian Reactor TL is one of the best small profile light. The lumen intensity isn't the best but there is No buttons, no squeezing, no doubt when you draw.

No Snag Body Profile - Blends seamlessly onto the trigger guard for invisible profile and smooth draw

Light Or Laser - Choose between Green or Red laser (No light & laser combo)

Light Activation Holster Included - ECR™ Instant-On™ ambidextrous IWB holster with automatic light activation the moment you draw (Will NOT work with other holsters)


  • 140 Lumens 
  • 1 CR1/3N Battery
  • Automatic activation w/ ECR and User-defined operating modes

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Olight PL mini springfield XDS 45

Referenced BudgetLightForum

The Most Impressive Feature - Adjust the light position on the rail to bring the control switch closer to the shooter's reach & minimizes the overall profile.

It's feels like the Surefire XC2 without breaking the bank.

Balanced & Brighter Beam - Much brighter beam than the Streamlight TLR 7 Sub

USB Rechargeable - Train as much as you like and just recharge it with any USB power source. Saves money on battery consumption

Quick Detach Lever - No field tool needed to remove or install the light. QD Lever holds the light tight on XDs for 9mm and 45ACP recoil.

Neutral Beam Tint -  Much better at identifying object's subject contour, color, details and gradation


  • 600 Lumens 
  • 5000 Candela - 120 Meter Throw
  • 1 CR123A Battery
  • Side Toggle Switches

Check Out In-Depth: Olight PL Mini Review 

Want A Laser? Check out Olight BALDR Mini


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If you didn't find what you're looking for, or you want to shop around for a full size pistol, please check out our best handgun weapon light guide on our site!

If you're looking for a XDs light bearing holster, please check out MyEDChub.com for their XDs holster guide.