Launched in 2013, Android Studio is taking the lead over Eclipse as Google is dropping support for Android Developer Tools plugin in Eclipse at the end of this year.
The company intends to focus more on Android Studio for a unified development environment. Developers are suggested to migrate their projects from Eclipse to Android Studio in due course of time.
“We are focused on Android Studio so that our team can deliver a great experience on a unified development environment. Android tools inside Eclipse will continue to live on in the open source community via the Eclipse Foundation,” says Google.
Additionally, Google will be adding support for Android NDK into Android Studio over the next few months.