So inline a bit with Fred’s comments when I was shopping for a new cordless drill a few years ago I was mostly concerns with getting into a battery system that would also support my other needs later.
I was not remotely interested in the 12V lines of anyone including Milwaukee mostly because for a few dollars more you get more capability out of even the lower tier 18V stuffs. Main premise here was that I was only going to get into one battery line.
My secondary considering got into where the items were made or where the parent company is based. This did lead me to discount a few systems and lead me to the Dewalt path I took.
Not that I think the Milwaukee product is bad mind you. But for the dollars on a item, between the milwaukee and the dewalt they are fairly evenly matched and there are places where they flip flop. This was also before FLexvolt was a thing. But I figured if I’m going to spend that much money I might as well spend it with a company that has to pay corporate taxes here in the US on all of their “profit”. This is a political thing nothing more. Today Dewalt makes more items in the US than others so that does help. At the time I made my selection I was still looking at 2, made in china drills.
I also agree on the don’t buy a hammer drill statement - I have no plans to. LIke the other guy said I would get a small rotary hammer when I have a need for masonry drilling. Might even get a old corded one since I don’t have alot of use for that.
My other big considerations - going back to the battery system was checking out the mating Impact Driver, and recip saws.