Apple held talks with Chinese environmental groups earlier this month after the U.S. tech giant was criticized for using manufacturers accused of polluting the environment in China.
The opening of the Shanghai store -- along with Saturday's Hong Kong opening -- brings the number of Apple Stores in China to six.
Apple plans to open its first retail store in Hong Kong later this quarter, according to a company spokeswoman.
Apple wants to meet with a Chinese environmental group that accuses the company's suppliers of polluting the environment.
Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents
The Chinese city of Kunming has stopped 22 fake Apple stores from illegally using the company's iconic trademarks after Apple lodged a complaint with authorities.
HTC has invested in Beats Electronics, a U.S. headphones company rap artist Dr. Dre helped found, as part of a move to improve the audio on its smartphones.
Foxconn, the maker of Apple's iPhone and iPad, plans to rely more on robots for manufacturing over the coming years, allowing the company to invest more in research and development and save on labor costs.
Apple's iPad continues to reign as the top-selling tablet in China while rival Android devices from Motorola, Lenovo and Asus struggle to gain a sizeable presence in the country's market, according to a Beijing-based research firm.
Apple believes it is just "scratching the surface" of the Chinese market, as the company's revenue from the country for its fiscal third quarter increased by more than six times from the year-ago quarter.
Nokia unveiled Tuesday its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system, and is being marketed as a "pure touch screen" device without buttons.
Intel is adding a pair of new features to chips used in notebooks and netbooks, one of which will allow the devices to turn on within five to six seconds after being put in hibernation mode.
Opinion is divided on whether a blast on Friday at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, China will affect the production of Apple's iPads.
A third employee had died from injuries caused by an explosion at a factory of Foxconn in Chengdu, China. Initial findings show the blast was caused by "combustible dust in a duct."
Future versions of Apple's iPhone will support China Mobile's fourth generation (4G) network, China's largest mobile carrier said.