Do more powerful iPads speed up Capture? Last updated May 16, 2019 18:44 Was this article helpful? Vote Yes! For example, an iPad Air 2 is about two times faster than an iPad Mini Retina 3. An iPad Air 2 is about three times faster than an iPad 4. This means scan alignment is faster so you can capture more scans in less time. Read a blog post about the benefits of using a newer iPad.