Reliability is a must when it comes to a handgun used for self defense, companies like Glock are still around simply because they make solid reliable pistols.
Beretta made the above video to show just how reliable their new Nano is. They fired 1000 rounds out of a brand new Nano off the factory floor that was bone dry. The new Beretta Nano was designed an developed in the US and it is made right here in the US. It features a slide made out of solid billet of steel with a stainless steel sub-chassis.