RIM had just posted a new knowledge base article KB27412 on the BlackBerry Torch “rapid battery drain”. The “rapid battery drain” issue is due to phone application utilizing high CPU. The solution downgrade your OS. Hit the break for more info.
BlackBerry Torch 9800 battery suffers rapid battery drain due to Phone application utilizing high CPU
The BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 suffers rapid battery drain and overall sluggishness due to the Phone application utilizing high amount of CPU.
- BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 smartphone
- BlackBerry® Device Software 126.96.36.1996 to 188.8.131.526
- DT 1233226
This is a previously reported issue that is being investigated by our development team. No resolution time frame is currently available.
Downgrade the smartphone operating system to a previously known working version.