Today is International Children’s Day and as a gift on this day to their loyal fans, Xiaomi has released the Open Beta version of MIUI 8 just ahead of the official release. So those of you who want to test the ROM can download the ROM file from here and flash.
The initial list includes the following devices:
- Xiaomi Mi 5
- Xiaomi Max
- Xiaomi Note
- Xiaomi Mi 4
- Xiaomi Mi 3
- Xiaomi Mi 2/ Mi 2S coming Soon.
You can download the MIUI 8 open beta from the link provided above and flash the zip file on your own risk. Those flashing the ROM should remember that this ROM is not international and do not contain the Google Services and you have to install them manually.
Note: You should carefully download the ROM file for your phone model and flash at your own risk as flashing the wrong file might damage your device. [source]