MacRumors has managed to report all the details on the subject today. Here’s what they said:
Apple has published Apple Watch Lug Assembly Guidelines that provide accessory makers with step-by-step instructions and a list of required tools for assembly, including a Pentalobe 1.1 screwdriver bit and clamping device. The document also outlines proper screw installation for the lugs.
Avnet is selling Apple Watch lugs in sets of 25 or 200 in both 38mm and 42mm, with prices ranging between $278.75 and $1,866.00 per package and between $9.18 and $11.33 per individual set. The distributor is also selling the Pentalobe 1.1 screwdriver bit required for lug assembly for $12.65. All prices are listed in U.S. dollars.
Apple Watch Lugs – 38mm (25 sets)
- Price Per Unit: $11.15 USD
- Package Price: $278.75 USD
Apple Watch Lugs – 38mm (200 sets)
- Price Per Unit: $9.18 USD
- Package Price: $1,836.00 USD
Apple Watch Lugs – 42mm (25 sets)
- Price Per Unit: $11.33 USD
- Package Price: $283.25 USD
Apple Watch Lugs – 42mm (200 sets)
- Price Per Unit: $9.33 USD
- Package Price: $1,866.00 USD
Avnet currently estimates a shipping lead time of 2 weeks for all lug sets and pentalobe screwdriver bits. Opening a commercial account with Avnet is required to complete the ordering process. Avnet’s customer service team will contact customers within 24-48 business hours to complete the ordering process.