Several Philips 196V4L owners considered that this PC monitor was well made. C.n mentioned two years ago “Luckily this one came with built in audio (which is a bit poor” in their review. Last year Jason I said on Amazon “Good solid monitor at a great price” in his review of this PC monitor and rated the product as excellent. Lisa Cooke said in her review of the Philips 196V4L on Amazon “Hi has this got built in dvd?” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.
One Philips 196V4L owner who purchased the product considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Is a great monitor, nothing came broken and so far I have not had any problems with it” in their review of the Philips 196V4L.