No one version to in install a system on the hikey of your QuickStart guide Work for me.
Use Flash the debian 8g mmc, the sytem Start blackscreen then lights up one green led then second one, hold.
Use Flash the debian sd card, the system Start up and i See eight penguins, no one led light up, hold
Use Flash the android mmc 8g, the system Start up, two Green light And one Blue make a flashlight concert, but Screen remains black. ( i think my tv has not ringt resulution)
At the install there Display me no errors, works fine.
After i Flash the emmc one Green led lights up And i Finish the Flash with unconnect the power cable.