On the contrary, in terms of regular use in badly-lit environment, dark background can take the light away from the screen which has bad influence on navigation and readability. So, the issue of color combinations, contrast and shades draw big attention here.
Light and Darkness in UI Design. Matter of Choice.
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A great example of this is Tumblr’s Mobile App. The combination & contrast of the dark blue nav tab with the white content background makes the nav tab easy to read, even under darker light (though it does become a bit of a challenge if you turn your screen brightness all the way down — but most things do at that darkness.)