Dixons Carphone

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Dixons Carphone
Type Public
Founded 1937 (Dixons)
August 7, 2014 (Dixons Carphone plc.)
Headquarters Hemel Hempstead, England, U.K.
Key people not disclosed
Industry toys, electronics
Products toys, electronics
Employees not disclosed
Website http://www.dixonscarphone.com/

Dixons Carphone is a British electronics company.


Dixons was founded by Charles Kalms in Southend-in-Sea in Essex, England in 1937.

Dixons Carphone plc

On August 7, 2014, Dixons and the Carphone Warehouse Group merged to form Dixons Carphone plc.


Prinztronic logo.png From 1972 to 1983, Dixons stores sold Prinztronic branded versions of calculators and video game consoles licensed from manufacturers such as Radofin.

Video game systems by Prinztronic

Name Year released Added to museum Notes
Micro 5500 1978 Not yet Based on the Radofin Telesports IV
VC-6000 1979 MPU-2000 (Acetronic version of the VC-6000): March 22, 2018 Based on the Radofin 1292 Advanced Programmable Video System