I was thinking the same thing, but I decided to go ahead and take advantage of best buys black Friday deal, shaved a $100 off my purchase. It's a great tablet and there's always something else around the corner. I say if you want it, buy it. These days it's hard to lose on such a high profile device, I'm almost certain you'll be satisfied.
" the Galaxy Tab S2 models will be even thinner than the iPad Air 2, which is Apple’s thinnest iPad to date. In fact, the slim profile of the iPad Air 2 was the subject of some of Apple’s first commercials for the new product. The iPad Air 2 is just 6.1mm thick, significantly thinner than the iPad Air (7.5mm) and the iPad minis (7.5mm to 7.2mm depending on model), and even thinner than the iPhone 6 handsets.
It’s not clear how thin the Galaxy Tab S2 tablets will be, though the publication has learned other things about their design and build quality. Samsung is going to have several new Tab S2 models in stores, including 8-inch and a 9.7-inch versions, and it will use “premium materials” for them, such as a metal frame, “to make it feel even more premium,” as SamMobile puts it.
Other details about the new Galaxy Tab S2 models, including availability information, have not been shared."