I know a lot of people have already chimed in on the Echelon but I wanted to give my initial impressions.
Xdm Compact 9mm 28oz (my edc)
XDM Elite 4.5” 9mm 31oz (for apples to apples comparison)
Echelon 4.5” 9mm 24oz
That is ½ pound lighter than the XDME and ¼...