Blackberry Bold battery life: Really bad (if you happen to be in NY)

I just noticed that the Blackberry Bold release date is once again pushed back: Now to Oct. 2nd.

I might have experienced one reason why. I just recently visited NYC and while the Bold’s battery typically lasts 4 – 5 days on average use in germany, it only lasted around 12 to max 24hrs in New York.

Possible reasons might be bad reception while being among skyscrapers mixed with a much less sophisticated and ubiquitous network than T-Mobile’s network in germany, causing the Bold to ping back to the cell towers more often and with higher energy.