The fact that the Android developer’s community can do some pretty amazing things is not up for questioning anymore as the latest Android Nougat is compatible with the 4 year old LG Nexus 4 which originally ran on Android 4.1 Jellybean.
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The Nexus 4 is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and comes with 2GB of RAM.
Zaclimon who is a recognized contributor at XDA Developers is using an Android Nougat built for the original LG Nexus reported this isn't by ANY means, a daily driver.
Flash at your own risk!! Also, expect crashes because you will see a "ton" of them”. All connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and radio interface are working perfectly but the brightness slider doesn’t work within the Adaptive mode so be sure to switch that off.
NFC, Accelerometer, and the GPS antenna are not working within the phone.The shortcoming of this Nougat is the fact that it is incompatible with daily use. But it might be time to switch your old LG Nexus 4 back on again.