Surface Go or Alternatives

Has anyone used the Surface Go before?
I am thinking of picking one up to use to take notes for classes. I already have a laptop so I was thinking of getting the Go as a secondary device

Looking at the video reviews, most reviews rate it highly for students, but mention it isn’t that good for artists.

Some people had issues with the surface pen where drawing sloped lines slowly led to curvy lines.
seen in this video

for some reason in the fall creators update, microsoft changed the pen to function like a finger, so the pen is now a glorified finger exetension. Anyone with a surface still getting the same issues?

I saw some other people mention getting wacom pens with devices that have microsoft ink enabled. Right now the only thing keeping me from pulling the trigger is the fact that the pen issues people have mentioned.