I re-read this several times before clicking the "Submit Reply" button and I don't know how to make this sound better. I apologize. I do not want to sound mean. That is not not my intent. I am sincerely trying to help.
Since you are a singer... If I were to ask you what the best mic is for $200 that will make my voice sound great - and I have no vocal background, but I see people do it all the time (here's a link) - you could give me a list with Shure, Sennheiser, EV, Audio Technica and several others. But in order for that mic to work, the cables, mixing board, compressors and other effects boxes, amplifiers and speakers are all needed to allow the mic to work... then there's monitors (stage or in-ear?), wired vs wireless mics, live audio or studio, and bunches of other stuff along with someone who knows how to properly use all this audio gear and me taking the time to learn to sing (I'll just ask some folks online for tips), have a stage presence - and maybe add music so now we need musicians and instruments or reasonable equivalents.
The only high FPS capture cams I know of in your price range (or less) are a GoPro or something in the Casio Exilim line. They can capture reduced resolution high frame rates. Higher resolutions at lower frame rates. They - as with all cameras and camcorders at the low end - have small lenses and imaging chip that do poorly under poor lighting conditions. Audio should be captured separately.
You are asking for a low-end video capture device to do things specialized devices do. Even many pro-grade camcorders in the $10,000 or above will not do what you want. Photron, NAC Imaging, Fastec and a few others make high-speed frame capture devices. They *start* at about $40,000 - then add a lens (more $).
You started with "slowing down walking scenes, Dancing scenes and singing scenes" and moved to "instances in the future where I want to slow down scenes even more than what is most commonly used". This is called "scope creep". That's where the defined requirement increases after agreement of a particular capability. Like buying a car, driving it off the lot, then returning a week later asking for the air-conditioner that was not part of the original purchase. Installed for free.
Since the single device you want does not exist, I cannot make a recommendation on which is "best". Perhaps someone else reading this thread can.
Any video capture device can provide great results when it is used within its design capabilities. Those with experience understand that using the video capture device outside of its design parameters generally results in poor quality. You linked us to a video that was produced by people with lots of experience and skill in video capture and are creative with video editing. They learned over time. They used high-end pro-grade equipment that was most likely rented for the project. They likely used more than one camera (one for the "normal" shots, another for the slow motion shots).
Have you downloaded/imported video and slowed it down in a video editor yet?
You say "you are not skilled in this area", but have requirements of equipment at a price point that does not exist (at least - not that I know of). Basically, camcorders in the same price range all have similar "video quality". That's why the products compete with each other. What makes a "good camera" for your requirements may not be a "good" camcorder in the future. What might be better for the future might not meet your current needs. You want a $500 investment to last "far into the future" - but technology (especially consumer electronics) changes quickly, so whatever you buy today will be "outdated" in a couple of weeks.
Assuming you find the camera you want and you are planning to edit the captured video, be prepared to inventory/upgrade your computer system. Video editing is very computer resource intensive. A fast CPU, lots of RAM, big hard drives and the software editing application will need investment, too. And the video editing application will require an investment in time to understand how it works. A camcorder is merely one part of a much larger system. I hope the free video editor does what you need and your computer can deal with the video. High definition video editing needs lots of computer power.
The video editor that was included with my computer did not do what I wanted so I bought a more robust editing application. A single camera does not meet my requirements - I have a couple. A single mic does not meet all my requirements. I have several and a portable digital audio recording device. It took time to amass this collection and learn to use it for my needs. It has been my hobby for over 15 years.
But I looked at what I could afford at the time and went with it. In your case, a camcorder from Canon, Sony, Panasonic or JVC should work. They will not do everything you want. Add a GoPro later.
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