A few Philips 239C4 owners wrote that it was cheap. Flatpanelshd.com said “Philips Blade 2 review Philips Blade 2 - or 239C4QHSB – is a new inexpensive monitor based on the IPS panel technology” in their review. Flatpanelshd.com also wrote “Philips Blade 2 - or 239C4QHSB – is the latest in the line of inexpensive IPS based monitors”.
One Philips 239C4 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com wrote in their review of the Philips 239C4 “Philips aims to challenge the cheap TN based monitors available today with a low-cost alternative, just like AOC has done with its I235”.
One customer said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Uk.hardware.info mentioned three years ago “Either you could get an affordable screen with a TN panel, or an extremely expensive yet superior one with IPS panel” in their review of this PC monitor.