First, some useful links. They are useful for those who want to try MIUI 8 on your device and those who will put some other firmware.
Probably not the best idea to flash your smartphone at night looking, especially if you get up in the morning on the way out. Especially for a new untested firmware, the alpha version. However, I got stuck. As usual: old is already fed up, though, and worked steadily. But my Xiaomi Mi 4 is not the first month running MIUI Android Marshmallow and 7, and fans of Android - they're curious, especially if the update is major. Waiting for the announcement of MIUI 8, was monitored when the first firmware with this version of the original shell from the Chinese, at least English inside. And I've got it.